ILL

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Old Norse

illr = 'ill', 'evil', 'bad' [1] [2] [3]

Gothic

ubils = 'ill', 'evil' [3] [4]

Old Swedish

ilder = 'ill', 'evil', 'bad' [5]

Anglo-Saxon

yfel = 'ill', 'evil' [3]

Old High German

ubil = 'ill', 'evil', 'bad' [4]

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
FUSS see Illfúss
HUG see Illhugi

First Element Forms

Ill-

References

  1. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Walter W. Skeat: The Concise Dictionary of English Etymology (1993)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Günther Drosdowski: Duden Etymologie - Herkunftswörterbuch der deutschen Sprache (1997)
  5. Elias Wessén: Våra ord (1997)