LAUG

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Name Element


Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element (see also LI)

Ancient Germanic

*-lauʒ- = 'to celebrate marriage', 'to swear a holy oath'; 'to be dedicated', 'promised' (in names) [1]
*leuʒ- = 'to celebrate marriage', 'to swear a holy oath' [2]
*luʒ- = 'to celebrate marriage', 'to swear a holy oath' [2]

Gothic

liugan = 'to celebrate marriage', 'to swear a holy oath' [2] [3] [4] [5]
liugan = 'to be dedicated', 'promised' (in names) [4]

Related Names

See Laugi

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
ADAL see Aðallaug
ALF see Alflaug
ANU see Ólaug
AR see Árlaug
ARN see Arnlaug
AS see Áslaug
AUD see Eyðleyg (Norse) and Edlaug (English/Norse)
BJÖRN see BiarnlaugR
BRYN see Brynlaug
DROP see Droplaug
DYR see Dýrlaug
ELD see Ellaug
ELL see Ellaug
EY see Eylaug and Laugey
FANN see Fannlaug
FAST see Fastlaug
FINN see Finnlaug
FREJ see Frøylaug
FRID see Fridlaug
GEIR see GæiRlaug
GILL see Gillaug
GINN see Ginnlaug
GISL see *Gísllaug
GJAF see Gjaflaug
GRIM see Grímlaug
GUD see Guðlaug
GÆF see Gæflaug
GUNN see Gunnlaug
HAFR see Haurlaug
HALL see Hallaug
HARR see Hárlaugur
HEID see Heiðlaug and Laugheiður
HEIM see Hæimlaug
HER see HærlaugR
HJALM see Hialmlaug
HOLM see Holmlaug
HRAFN see Hrafnlaug
HROD see Hróðlaug
ING see Ingilaug
IS see Íslaug
JARL see Jarlaug
JARN see Járnlaugur
JEN see Jennleyg
JER see Jerlaug
JO see Jolaug
see Jolaug
JON see Jonlaug
JOR see Jorlaug
KARL see Karluf
KETILL see Kætillaug
KIER see Kjærlaug
KRIST see Kristlaug
MARR see Marlaug
MILD see Millaug
NOR see Norlaug
ODD see Oddlaug
ORM see Ormlög
PER see Perlaug
RAGN see Ranlaug
ROS see Róslaug
SE see Sælaug
SIG see Siglaug
SKIR see Skírlaug
SOL see Sollaug
STEIN see Stæinlaug
STYR see StyrlaugR
SUNN see Sunnleyg
SVAN see Svanlaug
SVEIN see Sveinlaug
TID see Týlaugr
TYR see Týlaugr
UNDR see Undrlaug
UNN see Unnlaug
VI see Vélaug
VIG see Víglaugr
ÖR see Örlaugur
ÞOR see Þórlaug
ÞRAS see Þraslaug

See also Mýlaugr, Skärlog

Last Element Forms

-aug
-la
-lau -laug -lauga -laugr -laugR -laugur
-le -lev
-ley -leyg -leygur
-li -lig
-lin -lina
-lo
-lof -loff
-log -loug
-lov
-lu -lue
-luf -luv
-lå
-lög -løg -løgh
-løv

References

  1. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Wilhelm Schlaug: Die altsächsischen Personennamen vor dem Jahre 1000 (1962)
  3. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  5. Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)