FUSS

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Ancient Germanic

*funsa- = 'willing', 'eager' [1]
*funs = 'willing', 'eager', 'brave' [2]

Old Norse

fúss = 'willing', 'eager' [1] [3] [4] [5]

Gothic

*funs = 'willing', 'eager' [1]
funs = 'willing', 'brave' [6]

Old Saxon

fûs = 'willing', 'eager' [1]
fûs = 'willing', 'hasty' [6]

Old High German

funs = 'willing', 'eager' [1]
funs = 'willing', 'hasty' [6]

Related Names

See Fúsi

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
ADAL see Adalfuns (German)
ALA see Alphonso (Gothic)
ATH see Adefons (German)
BOT see Bótfúss
GUNN see Gunnfúss
HAD see Hadufuns (German)
HEIL see Hæilfúss
HILD see Hildefons (Gothic)
HROD see Hróðfúss
ILL see Illfúss
LIKN see Líknfúss
SE see Sǽfúss
SIG see Sigfúss
VI see Vífúss
VIG see Vígfúss

See also Dugfúss

Last Element Forms

-fon -fons -fonso -fonsus
-fóss
-funs
-fus -fús -fúss
-phonse -phonso
-us

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Hjalmar Falk & Alf Torp: Etymologisk ordbok over det norske og det danske sprog (1999)
  2. Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  3. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  4. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  5. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)