HUG

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Ancient Germanic

*hugi- = 'mind', 'spirit', 'thought' [1]
*hugu- = 'mind', 'spirit', 'thought' [1] [2]

Old Norse

hugr = 'mind', 'spirit', 'thought' [1] [3] [4]
hugsi = 'thoughtful', 'meditative', 'absent-minded' [5] [3]

Old Swedish

hugher = 'mind', 'spirit', 'thought' [6]
hogher = 'mind', 'spirit', 'thought' [6]

Old Saxon

hugi = 'mind', 'spirit', 'thought' [7] [2]

Old High German

hugu = 'mind', 'spirit', 'thought' [8] [2] [9]

Related Names

See Hauwe, Hugaldr, Hugi, Hugo, Hugsi

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
BALD see Hugbald (German)
BJÖRN see Hugbiǫrn
BJÖRT see Hugiberht (German) and Hugbjört (Norse)
BORG see Hugborg
DIS see Hugdís
FULL see Fullhugi
ILL see Illhugi
LEIK see *Hugilaikaz
LJOT see Hugljótur
LJUF see Hugljúf
MILD see Mildhog
MOD see Hugmóður
NY see Hugny
RUN see Hugrún
ULF see Hugiwolf (German)
VÍÐ see Víðhugsi

First Element Forms

Chlochi-
Chochi-
Hov-
Hu- Hú- Hug- Hugh- Hugi- *Hugi- Huu-
Hy- Hyge-

Last Element Forms

-hog -hugi -hugsi -ugi

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Lena Peterson: Lexikon över urnordiska personnamn (2004)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  4. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  5. Geir T. Zoëga: A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (1910)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Elias Wessén: Våra ord (1997)
  7. Wilhelm Schlaug: Die altsächsischen Personennamen vor dem Jahre 1000 (1962)
  8. Rosa und Volker Kohlheim: Duden Lexikon der Vornamen (1998)
  9. Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)