LÍN

From Nordic Names - www.nordicnames.de - All rights reserved.

Name Element

Advertisement:


Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element and New name element

Some of the new combinations below might rather belong to the name element LIN.

Old Norse

lín = 'flax', 'linen', 'linen garment', 'linen gear' [1] [2] [3]
līn = 'flax', 'linen', 'linen garment', 'linen gear' [4]

Gothic

lein = 'flax', 'linen' [5]

Old High German

līn = 'flax', 'linen' [5]

Old English

līn = 'flax', 'linen' [5]

Related Names

See Líni

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
ADAL see Aðallín
ARN see Arnlín
AUD see Auðlín
BJÖRN see Bjarnlín
BORG see Berglína and Línbjörg
DIS see Líndís
EIK see Líneik
EY see Líney and Eylín
FRID see Friðlín
GUD see Guðlín
HAG see Hagalín (?)
HILD see Línhildr
HJALT see Hjaltalín (?)
ING see Ingilín
see Jólín
KRIST see Kristlín
LIST see Listalín
OSK see Ósklín
SIG see Sigurlín
SILVER see Silvurlín
SOL see Sólín
VIG see Viglín

First Element Forms

Lin- Lín-

Last Element Forms

-lin -lín

References

  1. Geir T. Zoëga: A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (1910)
  2. Richard Cleasby, Gudbrand Vigfusson: An Icelandic-English Dictionary (1874)
  3. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  4. Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Günther Drosdowski: Duden Etymologie - Herkunftswörterbuch der deutschen Sprache (1997)