HNJOÐ

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Old Norse

hnióða = 'to forge', 'to hit', 'fight', 'battle' [1]
hnjōða = 'to forge', 'to rivet', 'to hammer', 'to hit' [2]

Old High German

hniotan = 'to forge', 'to rivet', 'to hammer', 'to hit' [2]

Middle Low German

nēden = 'to forge', 'to rivet', 'to hammer', 'to hit' [2]

Old English

hnossian = 'to hit' [2]

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
GEIR see Gernot (German)

Last Element Forms

-not

References

  1. Rosa und Volker Kohlheim: Duden Das große Vornamenlexikon (2007)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)