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Name Element


Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Ancient Germanic

*gawja = 'district', 'area', 'territory' [1]

Old High German

gawi = 'district', 'area', 'territory' [2]

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
FRID see Gaufrid

First Element Forms

Gau- Geof-

References

  1. Rosa und Volker Kohlheim: Duden Das große Vornamenlexikon (2007)
  2. Dr. Ernst Förstemann: Altdeutsches namenbuch (1856)