HELF

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Old Norse

-hialp = 'help' [1]
hjǫlp = 'help' [2] [3]

Gothic

hilpan = 'to help' [4]

Old High German

helfa = 'help' [2] [5]
hilfa = 'help' [2]
helfan = 'to help' [4]

Old Saxon

helpa = 'help' [2]

Old Frisian

helpe = 'help' [2]

Related names

See Hjǫlp

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
FRID see Helpfrid (German)
RIK see Hilprich (German)

First Element Forms

Hel- Helf- Help-
Hil- Hilf- Hilp-
Hialp- Hjálp-

References

  1. Kristian Hald: Personnavne i Danmark - Oldtiden (1971)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  3. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Dr. Ernst Förstemann: Altdeutsches namenbuch (1856)
  5. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)