IGUL

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Erinaceus europaeus (Linnaeus, 1758).jpg
Hedgehog
Image by Michael Gäbler,[1]
licensed under Creative Commons
Germanic name element

Indo-Germanic

*eĝhi- = 'snake' [2]

Old Norse

igull = 'hedgehog' [3]
ígull = 'sea urchin' (older: 'hedgehog') [4]
īgull = 'hedgehog' [2]
ǐgull = 'hedgehog' [2]

Old Swedish

īghil = 'hedgehog' [3]
īghul = 'hedgehog' [3]

Old High German

igil = 'hedgehog' [3]
īgil = 'hedgehog' [3] [2]
ǐgil = 'hedgehog' [3] [2]

Middle High German

igel = 'hedgehog' [2]

Old Saxon

igil = 'hedgehog' [3]

Old English

iġel = 'hedgehog' [3]
īgel = 'hedgehog' [2]
ǐgel = 'hedgehog' [2]

Related Names

See Ígull

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
BJÖRN see Ígulbiǫrn
FAST see Ígulfastr
FRÍÐ see Ígulfríðr
GEIR see ÍgulgæiRR

First Element Forms

Ighul- Igul- Ígul-
Iól-
Iul-
Jól-

Last Element Forms

References

  1. Wikimedia Commons: Image by Michael Gäbler, source & license
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 Günther Drosdowski: Duden Etymologie - Herkunftswörterbuch der deutschen Sprache (1997)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  4. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)