HULD

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Origin and Meaning

New name element

As a last name element, in most cases it is rather related to VALD than to HULD [1]

Old Norse

1) hulda = 'hiding', 'secrecy' [2] [3] [4]
1) hylja = 'to hide', 'cover' [2] [3]
2) hollr = 'faithful', 'loyal', 'gracious' [5] [6]

Gothic

1) huljan = 'to hide', 'cover' [2]
2) hulþ-s = 'lovely', 'faithful', 'reliable', 'loyal' [2]

Old High German

1) hullen = 'to hide', 'cover' [2]
2) hold = 'lovely', 'faithful', 'reliable', 'loyal' [2] [5] [6]

Old Saxon

1) hullian = 'to hide', 'cover' [2]
2) hold = 'lovely', 'faithful', 'reliable', 'loyal' [2]

Old Frisian

1) hella = 'to hide', 'cover' [2]
2) hold = 'lovely', 'faithful', 'reliable', 'loyal' [2]

Old English

1) hyllan = 'to hide', 'cover' [2]
2) hold = 'lovely', 'faithful', 'reliable', 'loyal' [2]

Swedish

2) huld = 'lovely', 'delightful' [4] [5]

Related Names

See Hulda and Holtti

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
BORG see Huldeborg
DIS see Hulddís
GEIR see Gerhold (German)
GUD see Gotthold (German)
HER see Huldar
JUL see Júlíhuld
RAGN see Reinhold (German)
RIK see Huldrika
RUN see Huldrún
SIG see Sigholdt

First Element Forms

Huld- Hulde-

Last Element Forms

-hold -holdt -holt -holtti
-huld

References

  1. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 2.11 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Elias Wessén: Våra ord (1997)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)