MAGN

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Ancient Germanic

*maʒina- = 'might', 'strength' [1]

Old Norse

magn = 'might', 'strength' [1] [2]
megin = 'might', 'strength' [1]

Old High German

magan = 'might', 'strength' [3]
megin = 'might', 'strength' [3]

Related Names

See Magne, Main (Frisian), Mecke (Frisian), Meineke (Frisian, Low German), Meino (German), Meja (Frisian, Low German), Ments (Frisian), Menna (Frisian), Minka (Frisian), Minna (German), Minta (Frisian)

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
AGN see Magnes
BJÖRN see Mæginbiǫrn
BORG see Magnbjørg
DIS see Magndís
EY see Magney
FAST see Mäginvast
FRID see Manifred (German) and Magnfred (Norse)
FRÍÐ see Magnfríður
GEIR see Magngeir
HARD see Meinhard (German) and Magnhard (Norse)
HEID see Magnheiður
HER see Magnar
HILD see Magnhildr (Norse) and Maginhild (German)
ING see Ingimagn
NOR see Magnor
NY see Magný
RIK see Meinrich (German)
ULF see Meinolf (German) and Magnulf (Norse)
VALD see Magnvald
VAR see Magnvar
VARD see Magnvard
VÖR see Magnvor
ÞOR see Magnþór

First Element Forms

Magn-
Man- Mani- Mann-
Megin-
Mein-
Men-
Mæghin- Mägin- Mægin-

Last Element Forms

-magn

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)