JARP

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Indo-Germanic

*erebh- = 'dark reddish', 'brownish' [1]

Old Norse

jarpr = 'brown' [2] [3] [4] [5]
jarpr = 'dark brown' [6]
jarpr = 'fuscous' [7]

Old High German

erph = 'fuscous' [7]
erpf = 'brown' [5]

Old Saxon

erp = 'brown' [5]

Old English

erop = 'brown' [5]
eorp = 'fuscous' [7]

Icelandic

jarpur = 'brown' [8]
jarpur = 'fuscous' [8]

Related Names

See Erpo, Jarpr, Irpa

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
ULF see IarpulfR (Norse)
VALD see Earpweald (English)

See also Erpamara

First Element Forms

Earp- Iarp- Iærp-

References

  1. Hjalmar Falk & Alf Torp: Etymologisk ordbok over det norske og det danske sprog (1999)
  2. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  3. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  4. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  6. Rudolf Simek: Dictionary of Northern Mythology (1993)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Günther Drosdowski: Duden Etymologie - Herkunftswörterbuch der deutschen Sprache (1997)
  8. 8.0 8.1 Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)