HOLM

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Old Norse

holmr = 'small island' [1] [2] [3]

Old Swedish

holmber = 'small island', 'small hill' [4] [5]
holmer = 'small island' [6]

Related Names

See HolmR and Hófi

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
BJÖRN see Holmbiǫrn
BJÖRT see Hólmbert
BORG see Holmborg
DIARF see HolmdiarfR
DIS see Holmdís
FAST see Holmfastr
FRID see Holmfred
FRÍÐ see Holmfríðr
GAUT see Holmgautr
GEIR see HolmgæiRR
GERD see Holmgærðr
GRIM see Hólmgrímur
GUNN see Holmgun
HER see Hólmar
KETILL see Holmkell
LAUG see Holmlaug
SNÆ see Snæhólm
STEIN see Holmstæinn
SVAN see Svanhólm
VI see Holmví
VID see Holmviðr
ÞOR see Holmdórr

First Element Forms

Ham-
Hol- Holm- Hólm-
Hul- Hulm-
Hun- Hún-

Last Element Forms

-hólm

References

  1. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  3. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. Elias Wessén: Våra ord (1997)
  5. Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  6. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)