HREID

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Indo-Germanic

*kroitro- = 'wattle' [1]

Ancient Germanic

*hraiþra- = 'wattle' [1]

Old Norse

hreiðr = 'nest', 'home' [2] [3] [4] [5]
hrėiðr = 'nest', 'ball' [6]

Old Swedish

reþer = 'nest' [1]

Related Names

See Reid

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
ALF see *Reiðalfr
GUNN see Reiðgunn
HER see Hræiðarr
HILD see Reidhild
MAR see Hreiðmarr
MUND see Reidmund
ULF see HræiðulfR
UNN see Hreiðunn
VALD see Redvald
VER see HræiðiR

First Element Forms

Hreið- Hræið-
Rai-
Re-
Red- Redh-
Rei-
Reid- Reið- *Reið-
Rej-
Reth-
Ri-
Røy-

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Hjalmar Falk & Alf Torp: Etymologisk ordbok over det norske og det danske sprog (1999)
  2. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  3. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  4. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  5. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  6. Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)