HROSS

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

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Horse

Old Norse

hross = 'horse' [1] [2]
hors = 'horse' [1] [2]

Anglo-Saxon

hors = 'horse' [3]

Old English

horsa = 'horse' [4]

Old High German

ros = 'horse' [5]
hros = 'horse' [3] [5]

Middle High German

ros = 'horse'

Related Names

See Ros, Horsa

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
BJÖRN see Hrossbjǫrn
EFNI see Horsæfni
KETILL see Hrosskætill
LIND see Rosalint (German)
ÞJOF see Hrossþjófr

First Element Forms

Hors- Hross-
Ros- Rosa- Rose- Ross-

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Walter W. Skeat: The Concise Dictionary of English Etymology (1993)
  4. Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Günther Drosdowski: Duden Etymologie - Herkunftswörterbuch der deutschen Sprache (1997)