HAR

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Name Element


Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element, see also HA

Proto Norse

*hauha- = 'high' [1] [2] [3]
*hauhaR = 'high' [1]

Old Norse

hár = 'high' [4] [1] [2]
hǫr = 'high' [1]
hór = 'high' [4] [1]

Gothic

hauhs = 'high' [5]

Old Swedish

høgher = 'high' [6]

Anglo-Saxon

heáh = 'high' [7]
héh = 'high' [7]

Old High German

hōh = 'high' [5]

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
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 Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Günther Drosdowski: Duden Etymologie - Herkunftswörterbuch der deutschen Sprache (1997)
  6. Elias Wessén: Våra ord (1997)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Walter W. Skeat: The Concise Dictionary of English Etymology (1993)