MOD

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Ancient Germanic

*mē- = 'to quest', 'demand', 'desire', 'long for' [1]
*mō- = 'to quest', 'demand', 'desire, 'long for' [1]
*mōdaz = 'mind'; 'wrath'; 'courage' [2]
*mōða- = 'mind'; 'wrath'; 'courage' [3]

Old Norse

mōð-r = 'excitement', 'concern', 'wrath'; 'courage' [4]
móðr = 'mind'; 'wrath'; 'courage' [2]
móðr = 'mind', 'spirit', 'courage' [5]

Gothic

mōþ-s = 'anger', 'wrath' [4]
mōþs = 'anger', 'wrath' [1]

Old High German

muot = 'excitement', 'concern', 'wrath'; 'courage' [4]
muot = 'anger', 'wrath' [1]
muot = 'mind', 'spirit' [6]
muot = 'mind', 'soul' [3]

Old Saxon

mōd = 'excitement', 'concern', 'wrath'; 'courage' [4]

Old Frisian

mōd = 'excitement', 'concern', 'wrath'; 'courage' [4]

Old English

mōd = 'excitement', 'concern', 'wrath'; 'courage' [4]

Related Names

See Móða, Mode, Molle m, Molle f

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
AGI see Ámóða
ALF see Álfmóðr (Norse)
ANA see Ámóða
ANU see Ámóða
AR see Ármóður
ARN see Arnmóðr
AS see Ásmóðr
BJÖRN see Bjarnmóðr
BÖÐ see Bǫðmóðr (Norse)
DIS see Módís
DOR see Dormod
EGG see Ámóða
EIST see Aistomodius
EY see Eymóðr and Móey
FAR see Farmóðr
FJÖL see Fjǫlmóðr
FRÍÐ see Modfrid
GEIR see GæiRmóðr and Modgeir
GUD see Guðmóðr (Norse)
GUNN see Móðgunnr (Norse)
HA see Hámóðr (Norse)
HARD see Hartmut (German)
HEID see Móheiðr (Norse)
HEIL see Heilmut (German)
HER see Herimot (German)
HILD see Hildimod (German) and Modhild
HJALM see Helmut (German)
HUG see Hugmóður
HVAT see Hvatmóðr
ING see Ingimóð
KETILL see Kjellmod
LEIF see Modleiv
RAD see Ráðmóðr (Norse)
RAND see Randmod
RIK see Mórekr (Norse) and Ricmot (German)
STEIN see Steinmóðr and Modstein
ULF see Móðolfr
VA see Vámóðr
VER see *Móð-wíhaR
VI see Vämodh
VITT see Móðvitnir
ÖL see Ǫlmóðr
ÞOR see Þormóðr

See also Omod, Móðsognir

First Element Forms

Mo- Mó- Mod- Móð- *Móð-

Last Element Forms

-boð
-meth
-mo
-mod -móð -moder -modh -modius -móðr -móður
-mor
-mot -moth
-muda -mut

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Günther Drosdowski: Duden Etymologie - Herkunftswörterbuch der deutschen Sprache (1997)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  5. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  6. Rosa und Volker Kohlheim: Duden Lexikon der Vornamen (1998)