LIND

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element which is closely related to LINN

Ancient Germanic

linþia = 'weak', 'soft', 'tender', 'mild'

Old Norse

lind = 'lime-tree', 'linden tree'
lind = (protective shield of) 'linden wood' (poet.)
lind = 'linden spear-shaft'

Old High German

lindi = 'weak', 'soft', 'flexible' [1]
linta = 'lime-tree', 'linden tree'
linta = (protective shield of) 'linden wood' (poet.)
linta = 'linden spear-shaft'

Related Names

See Linda and Lind

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
ADAL see Adelind (German)
ANN see Annalinda
BIF see Biflindi (Norse)
BIFA see Biflindi (Norse)
BJÖRT see Betlinde (German) and Lindbert (Norse)
BJÖRK see Bjarklind
BORG see Berglind and Lindbjørg
BÖÐ see Betlinde (German)
DIS see Linddís (Norse)
DUN see Lyndon (English)
ER see Erlinda
GEIR see Gerlind (German)
GISL see Gislinde (German)
GUNN see Gundelinde (German)
HARD see Lindhard (Norse)
HEID see Heidelinde (German)
HER see Lindar
HROD see Rosalint (German)
HROSS see Rosalint (German)
IRM see Ermelind (German)
JUL see Julinda
KRIST see Kristlind
MAJ see Majlinda
MEL see Melinda
ODAL see Odelinde (German)
OL see Olinda (Norse)
ROS see Rosalint (German)
SIG see Sieglinde (German)
ULF see Lindolf (Norse)
VALD see Lindvald (Norse)
VARD see Lindvardh (Norse)
VEIG see Linveig (Norse)
VI see Lindvi (Norse)
VID see Lindvidh
ÞJOÐ see Theodolinda (German)
ÞOR see Þórlindur and Lindor

See also Biflindi and Celinda

First Element Forms

Lin-
Lind- Linde-
Lynd-

Last Element Forms

-landa -lande
-lanta -lante -lantha -lanthe
-lente
-lin -lín -lina -line
-lind -linda -linde -lindis
-linn

References

  1. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)