HJÖR

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Viking swords closeup.jpg
Viking swords
Image by viciarg,[1]
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Germanic name element

Proto-Norse

*heruR = 'sword' [2] [3]

Old Norse

hjǫrr = 'sword' [2] [4]
hiǫrr = 'sword' [2] [3] [4]

Related Names

See Hjǫrr, Hjörsi

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
DIS see Hjǫrdís
FRÍÐ see Hjörfríður
GRIM see Hjørgrímur
GUNN see Hjǫrgunnr
LEIF see Hjǫrleifr
MUND see Hjǫrmundr
NY see Hjörný
ULF see *HeruwulfaR (Norse) and *Heoruwulf (English)
UNN see Hjørunn
VAR see Hjörvar
VARD see Hiǫrvarðr
ÞRIM see Hjǫrþrimul

First Element Forms

Gör-
*Heoru-
Heru- *Heru-
Hiǫr-
Hjor- Hjör- Hjør- Hjǫr- Hjørd-
Jar-
Jor-
Jör- Jør-

References

  1. Wikimedia Commons: Image by viciarg, source & license
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)