KIER

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

New name element

Kärlek.jpg

Old Norse

1) kærr = 'dear', 'beloved' [1]

Old Danish

2) kier = 'swamp' [2]

Danish/Norwegian

1) kær = 'dear', 'beloved' [2]

Swedish

1) kär = 'dear', 'beloved' [3]

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
LAUG see Kjærlaug
ULF see Kierulf
VALD see Kjærvald

Last Element Forms

Kier-
Kjer-
Kjær-

References

  1. Geir T. Zoëga: A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (1910)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. Elias Wessén: Våra ord (1997)