MAR

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element, see also MARR and MER

Ancient Germanic

*maru- = 'famous' [1]
*mēri- = 'famous' [2]

Proto-Norse

*mariR = 'famous' [3] [4]
*māriR = 'famous' [5] [2]

Old Norse

marr = 'famous' [6]
mærr = 'famous' [4] [5] [2]

Old High German

mâri = 'famous' [1]
māri = 'famous' [5] [7]
mari = 'famous' [8] [9]

Old English

mær = 'famous'
-mær = 'famous' [5]
-mære = 'famous' [5]

Related Names

See Marsi

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
ADAL see Athalmar (German) and Æthelmær (English) and Edmar (English/Norse)
AGI see Agimar (German)
ALF see Almarr (Norse)
ANN see Annmar (Norse)
ARN see Árnmar (Norse)
AS see Ásmarr (Norse)
AST see Ástmar (Norse)
AUD see Ödhmar (Norse) Otmar (German) Eadmær (English)
AUST see Austmar (Norse)
BEL see Belmar (Norse)
BJÖRN see Bjarmar (Norse)
BJÖRT see Bjartmarr (Norse)
BORG see Bergmar (Norse)
BOT see Botmar (Norse)
BRYN see Brynmar (Norse)
DAL see Dalmar (Norse)
EGG see Agimar (German)
EI see Eimar (Norse)
ELD see Eldmar (Norse)
EY see Eymar (Norse)
FALK see Falkmar (German)
FOLK see Folkmarr (Norse) and Volkmar (German)
Foss see Fossmar (Norse)
FRID see Friðmar (Norse)
FRÓÐ see Fróðmar (Norse)
GAUT see Götmar (Norse)
GEIR see GæiRmarr (Norse) and Germar (German)
GISL see Giselmar (German)
GRAN see Granmarr (Norse)
GUD see Guðmarr (Norse) and Gottmar (German)
GUNN see Gunnmarr (Norse)
HALL see Hallmar (Norse)
HEID see Heiðmar (Norse)
HEIL see Heilmar (German)
HILD see Hildimar (German)
HJALM see Helmar (German)
HREID see Hreiðmarr (Norse)
HRING see Ringmar (Norse)
HROD see Hróðmarr (Norse)
ING see Ingimarr (Norse) and Ingomar (German)
IRM see *Ermin-mēraz (German)
IS see Ísmar (Norse)
JEN see Jenmar (Norse)
see Jómarr (Norse)
KETILL see Kjellmar (Norse)
KOL see Kolmar (Norse)
KRIST see Kristmar (Norse)
KUNI see Cynemǣr (English)
NEL see Nelmar (Norse)
NIL see Nilmar (Norse)
O see Omar (Norse)
ODAL see Ulmar (Norse)
ODD see Oddmarr (Norse)
OL see Olmar (Norse)
PAUL see Paulmar (Norse)
RAGN see Reginmar (German)
Salomon see Salmar (Norse)
SE see Sæmar (Norse)
SIG see SigimāraR (Norse) and Siegmar (German)
SOL see Sólmar (Norse)
STEIN see Steinmar (Norse)
SVEIN see Sveinmar (Norse)
SÄLL see Selmar (Norse)
TOL see Tolmar (Norse)
VALD see Waldemar (German)
VAR see Varmar (Norse)
VEST see Vestmarr (Norse)
VIG see Vígmarr (Norse)
VILL see Willimar (German)
VIS see *Wismar
ÞJOÐ see Þjóðmarr (Norse) and Dietmar (German)
ÞOR see Þórmarr (Norse)
ÞRUÐ see Þrúðmar (Norse)

First Element Forms

Last Element Forms

-mar -mara -marr -márr -marus
-mer -mēraz -merus
-mor
-mår
-mær -mǣr -mære

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Kristian Hald: Personnavne i Danmark - Oldtiden (1971)
  3. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  6. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  7. Rosa und Volker Kohlheim: Duden Das große Vornamenlexikon (2007)
  8. Friedrich Wilhelm Weitershaus: Das große Vornamenlexikon (1998)
  9. Inger Lautin (Red.): Hva skal barnet hete? (1993)