HLIF

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

This name element has early been associated with LIF instead [1] [2]

Old Norse

hlíf = 'cover', 'shelter', 'protection', esp. 'shield' [3] [4] [2] [1] [5] [6]

Related Names

See Hlíf

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
ELS see Elseliv
EY see Hlíføy
HER see Hlífar
HILD see Hlífhildr
HUND see Hlífundr
ING see Ingeliv
NY see Livny
STEIN see Hlífstæinn
SÄLL see Sellif
ULF see Hlífólfr
VIND see Hlífundr
ÞRAS see Hlífþrasa

First Element Forms

Hlíf-
Lif- Líf-
Liv-

Last Element Forms

-lif -liv

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  4. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  5. Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  6. Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)