JARN

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element (see also JAR for new combinations)

Proto-Norse

îarn = 'iron' [1]

Old Norse

jarn = 'iron' [1] [2]
járn = 'iron' [3] [2]
îsarn = 'iron' [1]
isarn = 'iron' [3]

Old Swedish

iærn = 'iron' [3]

Gothic

eisarn = 'iron' [1] [4]

Old Saxon

îsarn = 'iron' [1]

Anglo-Saxon

îsern = 'iron' [1]
îsen = 'iron' [1]
îren = 'iron' [1]

Old High German

îsarn = 'iron' [1]
īsarn = 'iron' [4]
îsan = 'iron' [1]
īsan = 'iron' [4]
îran = 'iron' [1]

Related Names

See Iarni and Iselin

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
BORG see Isburg (German)
BRA see Járnbrá
ELD see Eldjárn
FRÍÐ see Jarnfrid
GEIR see Járngeir
GERD see Jarngerðr (Norse) and Isengard (German)
GRIM see Járngrímur
HER see Jarnar
HILD see Jarnhild and Ishilde
KLEPP see Kleppjarn
LAUG see Járnlaugur
LIND see Iselinde
SAX see Járnsaxa
SKEGG see Járnskeggi
VALD see Iswalde

First Element Forms

His-
Is- Ís- Ise- Isen-
Jarn- Járn-

Last Element Forms

-iárn
-jarn -járn

References

  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 Hjalmar Falk & Alf Torp: Etymologisk ordbok over det norske og det danske sprog (1999)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Elias Wessén: Våra ord (1997)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Günther Drosdowski: Duden Etymologie - Herkunftswörterbuch der deutschen Sprache (1997)