HRAFN

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Corvus corax (Common Raven), Yosemite NP, CA, US - Diliff.jpg
Raven
Image by David Iliff,[1]
licensed under Creative Commons
Germanic name element

Ancient Germanic

hraban = 'raven' [2] [3]

Old Norse

hrafn = 'raven' [4] [5]

Old Saxon

hravan = 'raven' [2]

Related Names

See Hraban (German), Hrafn (Norse), Hrafsi (Norse), Ram (German), Roan (Frisian), Ronne (Frisian/Low German)

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
BJÖRT see Berhtraban (German)
BORG see Hrafnborg (Norse)
DIS see Hrafndís (Norse)
EY see Hrafney (Norse)
FIFA see Hrafnfífa (Norse)
FRÍÐ see Hrafnfríður (Norse)
GERD see Hrafngerður (Norse)
GRIM see Hrafngrímur (Norse)
HEID see Hrafnheiður (Norse)
HER see Hrafnar (Norse)
HILD see Hrafnhildr (Norse)
ING see Ingram (German)
-ingr-ending see HræfningR (Norse)
KETILL see Hrafnkell (Norse)
LAUG see Hrafnlaug (Norse)
TINN see Hrafntinna (Norse)
TYR see Hrafntýr (Norse)
ULF see Wolfhraban (German)
ÞOR see Hrafnþór (Norse)

First Element Forms

Hrafn- Rafn-

Last Element Forms

-hraban
-raban
-ram

References

  1. Wikimedia Commons: Image by David Iliff, source & license
  2. 2.0 2.1 Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  3. Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  4. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  5. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)