HUS

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Old Norse

hús = 'house' [1] [2] [3]

Gothic

-hūs = 'house' [4]
hus = 'house' [5]

Old Swedish

hús = 'house' [3]

Anglo-Saxon

hús = 'house' [5]

Old High German

hūs = 'house' [4]

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
BJÖRN see Húsbiǫrn
KARL see Húskarl

First Element Forms

Hús-
Us-

References

  1. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Elias Wessén: Våra ord (1997)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Günther Drosdowski: Duden Etymologie - Herkunftswörterbuch der deutschen Sprache (1997)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Walter W. Skeat: The Concise Dictionary of English Etymology (1993)