HAG

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element (see also HAGN)

Ancient Germanic

1) *hag- = 'pasture', 'enclosure' [1]
2) *hag- = 'comfortable', 'fit', 'capable' [1] [2]

Old Norse

1) hagi = 'pasture', 'enclosure' [3]
2) hag = 'comfortable', 'fit', 'capable'
2) hagr = 'handy', 'skilful' [3]

Old High German

1) hag = 'fence', 'enclosure' [2]
1) hagan = 'woven fence', 'briar' [2]

Old Saxon

1) hago = 'hedge', 'enclosure' [2]

Related Names

See Hagano (German), Haguna (English), Haga (Norse)

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
BARD see Hagupart (German)
BJÖRT see Haganbert (German)
DRUP see Hagerup
FRID see Henfrid
LÍN see Hagalín (?)
NOR see Hagnor
NY see Hagný
RAD see HagiradaR
RIK see Haginric (German)
RUN see Hagrun
STEIN see Hagstæinn
VIN see Hægvin
ÞORN see Hagþorn

See also HagustaldaR

First Element Forms

A-
Ag-
Em- Eme- Emm- Emme-
En-
Ha- Há-
Hac-
Hag- Hagan- Hage- Hagh- Hagi- Hagin- Hagu-
Hak-
Hein-
Hen- Hend- Hent-
Hin- Hind- Hint-

Last Element Forms

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Geir T. Zoëga: A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (1910)