HEIM

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Proto-Norse

haima- = 'home', 'domicile' [1]
haimi- = 'home', 'domicile' [1]

Old Norse

heimr = 'home', 'house' [2]
heimr = 'home', 'house', 'world' [3]

Gothic

haim-s = 'home', 'house', 'world' [3]

Old High German

hėim = 'home', 'house', 'world' [3]
heim = 'house' [4]

Old Frisian

hām = 'home', 'house', 'world' [3]
hēm = 'home', 'house', 'world' [3]

Old Saxon

hēm = 'home', 'house', 'world' [3]

Old English

hām = 'home', 'house', 'world' [3]

Related Names

See *Haima (Norse) and *Haimiaz (Norse) and Hāma (English) and Heimo (German)

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
BJÖRT see Heimbrecht (German)
DALL see Heimdallr
FRID see Haimfrid (German)
GEIR see *Haimagaizaz (Norse) and Heimger (German)
HER see *Haimaharjaz (Norse)
KETILL see Hæimkæll
LAUG see Hæimlaug
RIK see Haimirich (German)
ULF see Haimulf (German)
VAR see *Haimawarjaz (Norse)
VID see Hemvidh

First Element Forms

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

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Lena Peterson: Lexikon över urnordiska personnamn (2004)
  2. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2007)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  4. Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)