FRÓÐ

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Ancient Germanic

*frôdhaz- = 'clever', 'wise', 'experienced' [1]

Old Norse

fróðr = 'clever, wise' [2] [3] [4]

Old High German

frot = 'clever', 'wise', 'experienced' [5]
fruot = 'clever', 'wise', 'experienced' [1] [5]

Old Saxon

frôd = 'clever', 'wise', 'experienced' [1]

Related Names

See Fróði, Fruote, Froda

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
HER see Froder
MAR see Fróðmarr
NY see Fróðný

First Element Forms

Fro- Fróð-

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2007)
  3. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  4. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)