HAFR

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Proto-Norse

*haƀuraR = 'buck', 'he-goat' [1]

Old Norse

hafr = 'buck', 'he-goat' [1] [2] [3]

Hausziege 03.jpg
Goat
Image by Armin Kübelbeck,[4]
licensed under Creative Commons

Related Names

See Haurr, Hafr

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
BJÖRN see Hafrbjǫrn
LAUG see Haurlaug
STEIN see Hafrsteinn

First Element Forms

Hafr-
Hafur-
Haur-

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  4. Wikimedia Commons: Image by Armin Kübelbeck, source & license