HARR

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Ancient Germanic

*haira- = 'noble', 'distinguished' [1]

Old Norse

hār-r = 'grey', 'old' [1]
hárr = 'grey', 'grey-haired', 'hoary', 'old' [2] [3]
hæra = 'hoariness', 'grey hair' [4]

Old High German

hēr = 'grey', 'old' [1]

Anglo-Saxon

hear = 'hoary' [3]

Old English

hār = 'grey', 'old' [1]

Related Names

See Hárr, Hæra

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
-ingr see Hæringr
LAUG see Hárlaugur

First Element Forms

Hár-
Hær-

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  2. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Richard Cleasby, Gudbrand Vigfusson: An Icelandic-English Dictionary (1874)
  4. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)