MARK

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element which is difficult to distinguish form MARR (2) [1]

Ancient Germanic

*marko- = 'border', 'borderland' [1]

Proto-Norse

*mark- = 'border', 'borderland' [2]

Old Saxon

marka = 'border', 'borderland' [1]

Old High German

marca = 'border', 'borderland' [1]
marcha = 'border', 'borderland' [1] [3]

Related Names

See Marcus, Mark

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
ALJA see Aljamarkiz (Proto-Norse)
HILD see Markhild (German)
RUN see Markrún (Norse)
VALD see Markvald (Norse)
VARD see Markward (German)
ÞOR see Markþór (Norse)

First Element Forms

Marc- Mark- Marq-

Last Element Forms

-markiz

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. Lena Peterson: Lexikon över urnordiska personnamn (2004)
  3. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)