GANG

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Old Norse

gangr = 'walking', 'motion', 'path' [1] [2]

Old High German

ganc = 'walking', 'motion', 'path' [3]

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
RAD see Gangráðr (Norse)
ULF see GangulfR (Norse), Gangolf (German) and Wolfgang (German)

See also Gangleri (Norse)

First Element Forms

Gang-

Last Element Forms

-gang

References

  1. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  3. Günther Drosdowski: Duden Etymologie - Herkunftswörterbuch der deutschen Sprache (1997)