GAGAN

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Old High German

gagan = 'against', 'toward', 'contra' [1] [2]
gegin = 'against', 'toward', 'contra' [2]

Old English

gegn = 'against', 'toward', 'contra' [2]

Old Frisian

jen = 'against', 'toward', 'contra'

German

gegen = 'against', 'toward', 'contra' [2]

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
HER see Kaganher

First Element Forms

Gegin-
Kagan-

References

  1. Dr. Ernst Förstemann: Altdeutsches namenbuch (1856)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Günther Drosdowski: Duden Etymologie - Herkunftswörterbuch der deutschen Sprache (1997)