HEIM

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Old Norse

heimr = 'home', 'house' [1]
heimr = 'home', 'house', 'world' [2]

Gothic

haim-s = 'home', 'house', 'world' [2]

Old High German

hėim = 'home', 'house', 'world' [2]
heim = 'house' [3]

Old Frisian

hām = 'home', 'house', 'world' [2]
hēm = 'home', 'house', 'world' [2]

Old Saxon

hēm = 'home', 'house', 'world' [2]

Old English

hām = 'home', 'house', 'world' [2]

Related Names

See Heimir

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
BJÖRT see Heimbrecht (German)
DALL see Heimdallr
FRID see Henfrid
HER see Heimarr
KETILL see Hæimkæll
LAUG see Hæimlaug
RIK see Haimirich (German)
ULF see Haimulf (German)
VID see Hemvidh

First Element Forms

Em- Eme- Emm- Emme-
En-
Haim- Haimi- Ham-
Heanda-
Heim- Heimi- Hein-
Hem-
Hen- Hend- Hent-
Hin- Hind- Hint-
Hæim-

References

  1. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  3. Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)