HEÐIN

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element of uncertain origin. It is probably related to the Old High German name Hetan (see HETH). In the Nordic countries it was early associated with:

Old Norse

heðinn = 'jacket of fur or skin' [1] [2] [3] [4]

Related Names

See Heðinn

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
ALF see Álvheðin
BJÖRN see Heðinbiǫrn and Bjarnheðinn
BORG see Bjørgheðin
DIS see Heðindís
FAST see Heðinfastr
GEIR see HeðingæiRR
GUNN see Heðingunnr
JON see Jónheðin
SIGN see Signheðin
SKARP see Skarpheðinn
ULF see Ulfheðinn
VI see Heðinví
ÞOR see Tórheðin

First Element Forms

Heden- Heðin-
Hidhin- Hiðin-

Last Element Forms

-heden -hedin
-heðin -heðinn -héðinn
-heþin
-hidhin -hiðinn
-hiedin
-hjeðinn

References

  1. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. Hermann Pálsson: Nafnabókin (1991)
  4. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)