GINN

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Name Element


Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element of uncertain meaning, maybe:

Old Norse

ginna = 'to decoy', 'entice', 'enchant', 'fool', 'dupe', 'deceive' [1] [2]
ginna = 'deceive', 'bewitch' [3]

Related Names

See Ginna

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
FAST see Ginnfastr
HER see Ginnarr
LAUG see Ginnlaug

First Element Forms

Gi- Ginn-

References

  1. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  3. Rudolf Simek: Dictionary of Northern Mythology (1993)