GAUT

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Name Element


Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Proto-Norse

*gautaz = 'Goth', 'Geat', 'from Gautland' (= Götaland, Gothia in southern Sweden) [1]

Old Norse

gautr = 'Goth', 'Geat', 'from Gautland' (= Götaland, Gothia in southern Sweden) [2] [3] [4] [5]

Old Swedish

gøt = 'Goth', 'Geat', 'from Gautland' (= Götaland, Gothia in southern Sweden) [6]

Old English

géat = 'Goth', 'Geat', 'from Gautland' (= Götaland, Gothia in southern Sweden) [7]

Related Names

See Gautzelin, Gotte

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
ADAL see Algautr
AGI see Ágautr
ALA see Algautr
ALF see Alfgautr
ALM see Almgautr
ANA see Ágautr
ANU see Ágautr
ARN see Ærngautr
AS see Ásgautr
AUD see Auðgautr
DIARF see GautdiarfR
EGG see Ágautr
EY see Øygautr
HEIL see Helgot
HER see Gautarr and Hergautr
HILD see Gauthildr
HOLM see Holmgautr
HROD see Hróðgautr
MAR see Götmar
RAD see Gautráðr
RIK see Gautrekr
SIG see Siggautr
STAF see Gustaf
ULF see GautulfR (Norse) and Wulfgéat (English)
VAL see Valgautr
VI see Vígautr
VID see Gautviðr
ÖL see Algautr
ÞOR see *Þunragautaz

First Element Forms

Gaut- Geyt- Giöt- Göd- Göt- Göth- Gøt-

Last Element Forms

-ed
-gauta -gautaz -gauti -gautr -gautur
-géat -ghed
-got -goth -gott
-gut
-göter
-iat -ied -iet

References

  1. Per Vikstrand: Förkristna sakrala personnamn i Skandinavien (Studia anthroponymica Scandinavica 27 (2009), 5–31)
  2. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  3. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  5. Inger Lautin (Red.): Hva skal barnet hete? (1993)
  6. Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  7. P. H. Reaney and R. M. Wilson: Oxford Dictionary of English Surnames (2005)