HÁR

From Nordic Names - www.nordicnames.de - All rights reserved.

Name Element

Advertisement:


Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element, see also HA

Ancient Germanic

*haugá- = 'high' [1]
*haúha- = 'high' [1]

Proto Norse

*hauha- = 'high' [2] [3] [4]
*hauhaR = 'high' [2]

Old Norse

hár = 'high' [5] [2] [3]
hâr = 'high' [1]
hǫr = 'high' [2]
hór = 'high' [5] [2]
hôr = 'high' [1]

Gothic

hauhs = 'high' [6] [1]

Old Swedish

høgher = 'high' [7]

Old Danish

høgh = 'high', 'long' [8]

Old High German

hôh = 'high' [1]

Old Saxon

hôh = 'high' [1]

Anglo-Saxon

heáh = 'high' [9]
héah = 'high' [1]
héh = 'high' [9]

Old High German

hōh = 'high' [6]

Related Names

See HǫR

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
BERG see Heiberg
HER see Hávarr
JAFN see Jafnhárr
KONR see Hákon
KUNI see Hákon
NEF see Hánefr
SETI see Háseti
STEIN see Hásteinn
VÖR see Hávör

First Element Forms

Ha- Há-
Hei-
Ho-
Hå- Haa-

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 Hjalmar Falk & Alf Torp: Etymologisk ordbok over det norske og det danske sprog (1999)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Günther Drosdowski: Duden Etymologie - Herkunftswörterbuch der deutschen Sprache (1997)
  7. Elias Wessén: Våra ord (1997)
  8. Rikard Hornby: Danske navne - Træk af navngivningens historie (1951)
  9. 9.0 9.1 Walter W. Skeat: The Concise Dictionary of English Etymology (1993)