HEID

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element (see also HED)

Ancient Germanic

*haith- = 'kind', 'sort', 'appearance', 'dignity' [1]
*haidu- = 'kind', 'sort', 'appearance' [2] [3]

Proto Norse

*haiðiō = 'brightness', 'beauty' [4]

Old Norse

heiðr = 'bright', 'clear', 'cloudless' [5] [4] [6] [7] [8] [9]
heiðr = 'honour' [5] [6]
heiðr = 'heath' [5] [6] (less certain here, see rather HETH)

Old Saxon

hêth = 'bright', 'clear' [1]

Old High German

heit = 'kind', 'sort', 'appearance' [2] [3]

Related Names

See Heiðr and Heidi and Heiðingi

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
ADAL see Adalhaid (German)
ALF see Alfheiðr (Norse)
ARN see Arnheiðr (Norse)
AS see Ǣshæiðr (Norse)
AST see Ástheiður (Norse)
BAUG see Baugheiðr (Norse)
BJÖRK see Heiðbjörk (Norse)
BJÖRN see Bjarnheiður (Norse)
BJÖRT see Heiðbjört (Norse) and Heidebert (German)
BORG see Björgheiður (Norse) and Heiðbjörg (Norse)
BOT see Bóthæiðr (Norse)
BRA see Heiðbrá (Norse)
BRITT see Heibrith (Norse)
BRUN see Heiðbrún (Norse)
BRYN see Brynheiður (Norse)
DAG see Dagheiðr (Norse)
DANR see Danheiður (Norse)
DIS see Heiðdís (Norse)
ELL see Elínheiður (Norse)
FAST see Fasthæiðr (Norse)
FOLD see Foldheiðr (Norse)
GEST see Gestheiður (Norse)
GISL see Giselheid (German)
GRIM see Grímheiður (Norse)
GUNN see Gunnhæiðr (Norse)
HER see Heiðar (Norse)
HRAFN see Hrafnheiður (Norse)
ING see Ingheiður (Norse)
see Jóheiður (Norse)
JON see Jónheiður (Norse)
JOR see Jórheiðr (Norse)
LAUF see Laufheiður (Norse)
LAUG see Heiðlaug (Norse) and Laugheiður (Norse)
LIND see Heidelinde (German)
Lóa see Heiðlóa (Norse)
LOF see Lofnheiðr (Norse)
LOR see Heidelore (German)
LYNG see Lyngheiðr (Norse)
MAGN see Magnheiður (Norse)
MANN see Heiðmann (Norse)
MAR see Heiðmar (Norse)
MARR see Marheiður (Norse)
MOD see Móheiðr (Norse)
MÓR see Móheiðr (Norse)
MUND see Heiðmundur (Norse) and Mundheiður (Norse)
NER see Nereiðr (Norse)
NY see Heiðný (Norse)
ORM see Ormheiður (Norse)
PAUL see Pálheiður (Norse)
RAGN see Ragnheiðr (Norse)
REYN see Reynheiður (Norse)
RIK see Heiðrekr (Norse)
ROS see Heiðrós (Norse)
RUN see Heiðrún (Norse)
SKARP see Skarpheiður (Norse)
STIG see Stígheiður (Norse)
SVAN see Svanheiður (Norse)
SVEIN see Svæinhæiðr (Norse)
TORF see Torfheiður (Norse)
ULF see Ulfheiðr (Norse)
VALD see Valdheiður (Norse)
VEIG see Heiðveig (Norse)
VIG see Heiðvík (Norse)
VÖR see Heiðvør (Norse)
ÞJOÐ see Þiúðhæiðr (Norse)
ÞOR see Þórhæiðr (Norse)

First Element Forms

Hei- Heid- Heið- Heide-

Last Element Forms

-aid -aida -aide -aïde
-edim
-edis
-ei
-eid -eið -eida -eide -eidis -eiðr
-et
-eydis
-eyt
-haid -haidis
-hect
-hed -hedh
-heid -heidh -heiðr -heiður
-heit
-hejd
-het
-hæiðr
-iðr

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Rosa und Volker Kohlheim: Duden Lexikon der Vornamen (1998)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Rosa und Volker Kohlheim: Duden Das große Vornamenlexikon (2007)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  7. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  8. Wilhelm Schlaug: Die altsächsischen Personennamen vor dem Jahre 1000 (1962)
  9. Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)