HLIN

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

See also LIN and LÍN

Old Norse

hlín = 'protection' [1] [2]
hlín = 'woman' (poetic)
hleina = 'to safe', 'protect' [3]

English

lean = 'to lean' [3]

Related Names

See Hlín

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
RAND see Randalín

Last Element Forms

-lín

References

  1. Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  2. Rudolf Simek: Dictionary of Northern Mythology (1993)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Richard Cleasby, Gudbrand Vigfusson: An Icelandic-English Dictionary (1874)