GERD

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Name Element


Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Ancient Germanic

*gardaz = 'enclosure' [1] [2]

Proto-Norse (?)

*garðiō = 'enclosure', 'protection' [3]

Old Norse

garðr = 'enclosure', 'protection' [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

Gothic

garda = 'yard' [1]
gards = 'house' [1]

Old Swedish

gardher = 'enclosure' [5]

Old Saxon

gardo = 'garden' [1]

Anglo-Saxon

geard = 'enclosure' [8]

Old High German

garto = 'garden' [1]

Related Names

See Garðr and Gerðr

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
ADAL see Adelgard (German) Aðalgerður (Norse)
AGI see Ágærðr
ALF see Alfgerðr
Ámr see Ámgerðr
ANA see Ágærðr
ANN see Annegerd
ANU see Ágærðr
ARN see Arngerðr
AS see Ásgærðr
AUD see Auðgærðr
BJÖRN see Bjarngerður
BRAND see Gardbrand
BRITT see Brittgerd
BRYN see Bryngerðr
DÚFA see Daugaard
EGG see Ágærðr
ELD see Elgard
ELL see Ellegerd and Elgard
ELS see Elsegerd
ENGEL see Engelgard (German)
EY see Eygerðr
FAST see Fastgærðr
FINN see Finngarðr
FREJ see Frøygærðr
FRID see Friðgerðr
FRÍÐ see Fríðgerð
GRIOT see Griútgarðr
GUD see Gudhgärdh
GULL see Gullgerd
GUNN see Gunngerðr
HAF see Havgerð
HALL see Hallgerðr
HER see Gerðarr and Hergerðr
HILD see Hildegard (German)
HJALM see Hjalmgerðr
HLAÐ see Hlaðgerðr
HOLM see Holmgærðr
HRAFN see Hrafngerður
HRIM see Hrímgarðr
HROD see Hróðgerðr
HUN see Húngerðr
ING see Ingigærðr
IRM see Irmingard (German)
IS see Ísgerðr
JARN see Jarngerðr (Norse) and Isengard (German)
see Iógærðr
JON see Jóngerð
JOR see Ebergart (German)
KETILL see Garðketill and Kætilgærðr
KRIST see Kristgerður
LILL see Lillegerd
LIS see Lisegerd
MAJ see Majgerd
MARR see Margerðr
MILD see Mildgerd
MUN see Mungærðr
MUND see Mundgærðr
NY see Gerdny
ODAL see Odalgart (German)
ODD see Oddgerðr
OL see Olgard
RAD see Ráðgerðr
RUT see Rutgerd
SIG see Siggarðr
SKJÖLD see Skjaldgerðr
SOL see Salgerðr
STEIN see Steingerðr
STYR see Styrgerður
SVEIN see Sveingerður
ULF see *Ulfgarðr
VAL see Valgerðr
WENDEL see Wendelgard (German)
VI see Vígærðr
VILL see Vilgerðr
ÞJOÐ see Þjóðgerðr
ÞOR see Þorgerðr

First Element Forms

Gard- Garð-
Gerd- Gerð-
Giarð-
Gärd- Gærð- Gärdh-

Last Element Forms

-gal
-gar -gard -garð -garda -garde -garder -gardh -gardher -garðr -gardt -garður
-gart -garth
-ger
-gerd -gerð -gerda -gerðr -gerður
-gerta -gerth -gertha
-gial
-giar -gier
-gierd
-giähl
-giärd
-gjerd -gjerda
-gård -gaard
-gärd -gärdh -gærdh -gærðr
-jähl

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. Rosa und Volker Kohlheim: Duden Das große Vornamenlexikon (2007)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  4. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  6. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  7. Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  8. Walter W. Skeat: The Concise Dictionary of English Etymology (1993)