HOF

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element which derived from a Proto-Germanic word meaning 'hill'

Old Norse

hof = 'court', '(heathen) temple' [1] [2]
hof = 'estate', 'mansion', 'courtiers' [2]

Old High German

hof = 'court', 'yard' [2]

Old Saxon

hof = 'court', 'yard' [2]

Old Frisian

hof = 'court', 'yard' [2]

Old English

hof = 'court', 'yard' [2]

Related Names

See Hófi

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
DAL see Dalhoff
DIS see Hofdís

First Element Forms

Hof-

Last Element Forms

-hoff

References

  1. Geir T. Zoëga: A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (1910)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)