HVEN

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Deriving from the placename Hven/Ven, a Swedish island in the Øresund strait

Old Danish

*hwatha = 'foam', 'froth' [1]

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
Hild see Hwenild

First Element Forms

Hven- Hwen-

References

  1. Mats Wahlberg (red.): Svenskt ortnamnslexikon (2016)