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]

Proto-Norse

1) *hag- = 'pasture', 'enclosure' [3]
2) *hagi- = 'handy', 'skilful', 'capable' [3]

Old Norse

1) hagi = 'pasture', 'enclosure' [4] [3]
2) hag = 'comfortable', 'fit', 'capable'
2) hagr = 'handy', 'skilful', 'capable' [4] [5] [3]

Old High German

1) hag = 'fence', 'enclosure' [2] [3]
1) hagan = 'woven fence', 'briar' [2]

Old Saxon

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

Old English

1) haga = 'fence', 'enclosure' [3]

Related Names

See *Hagana (Norse) and Hagano (German) and Haguna (English)

Combinations

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

See also Hagustaldaz

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 (2007)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 Lena Peterson: Lexikon över urnordiska personnamn (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Geir T. Zoëga: A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (1910)
  5. Kristian Hald: Personnavne i Danmark - Oldtiden (1971)