HAF

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element (see also HA)

Old Norse

haf = 'sea', 'ocean' [1] [2] [3] [4]

Swedish

hav = 'sea', 'ocean' [5]

Danish

hav = 'sea', 'ocean' [4]

Norwegian

hav = 'sea', 'ocean' [4]

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Related Names

See Hav

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
ALDA see Hafalda
Bersi see Hafbersi
BORG see Hafborg
DIS see Hafdís
EY see Hafey
GERD see Havgerð
GRIM see Hafgrímr
HER see Havar
LID see Hafliði
LIN see Haflína
LJOT see Hafljótr
NY see Hafný
ROS see Hafrós
RUN see Hafrún
STEIN see Hafsteinn
ÞOR see Hafþórr

First Element Forms

Haf- Hak- Hav-

References

  1. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  3. Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Hjalmar Falk & Alf Torp: Etymologisk ordbok over det norske og det danske sprog (1999)
  5. Elias Wessén: Våra ord (1997)