MACHT

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element which is closely related to MAGN

Ancient Germanic

*mahti- = 'might', 'power', 'ability' [1]

Old High German

maht = 'might', 'power', 'ability' [1] [2] macht = 'might', 'power', 'ability' [2]

Old Saxon

maht = 'might', 'power', 'ability' [1]

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
HARD see Machthard (German)
HILD see Mahthilt (German)
VIN see Medvin (Nordic)

First Element Forms

Macht- Maht-
Maf-
Mat- Matt-
Mecht-
Med-
Mekt-

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)