GALM

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Name Element


Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element of uncertain meaning, maybe:

Old Norse

galm-r = 'shouting one', 'roarer', 'bellower' [1]
galmr = 'shouting one', 'roarer', 'bellower' [2]

Old High German

galm = 'sound', 'noise' [1]

Old Saxon

galm = 'sound', 'noise' [1]

Swedish

galma = (dial.) 'to shriek' [2]

Related Names

See Galmi

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
AUR see Aurgelmir (Norse)
BERG see Bergelmir (Norse)
ÞRUÐ see Þrúðgelmir (Norse)

See also Hvergelmir (Norse)

Last Element Forms

-gelmir

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)