LYD

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element (see also LEW, LJUD)

Ancient Germanic

*leudi- = 'folk', 'people' [1]

Old Norse

lýðr = 'folk', 'people' [2]
ljóðr = 'folk', 'people' [2]

Old High German

liut = 'folk', 'people' [1] [3]

Old Saxon

liud = 'folk', 'people' [1]

Related Names

See Leo, Lita, Ludiko, Lücke, Lydika

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
BALD see Liutbald (German)
BJÖRN see Lýðbiǫrn (Norse)
BRAND see Liutbrand (German)
EY see Ljóðey (Norse)
HARD see Liuthard (German)
HER see Liutheri (German)
RIK see Lydrik (Norse)
SWIND see Leudesinda (German)
ULF see Liutwolf (German) and Ljóðolfr (Norse)
VALD see Lydvald (Norse)
VIN see Liutwin (German)

First Element Forms

Leo- Leude-
Li- Lid- Liut-
Lu- Lud- Luit- Lut-
Lyd- Lüd- Lýð-

Last Element Forms

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  3. Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)