MOR

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Origin and Meaning

New name element

Ancient Germanic

*mātér- = 'mother' [1]

Old Norse

móðir = 'mother' [2] [3]
mōðir = 'mother' [4]
môðir = 'mother' [5]

Old Swedish

moþir = 'mother' [3]

Old Saxon

mōdar = 'mother' [4]
môdar = 'mother' [5]

Old High German

muoter = 'mother' [4] [1]
muotar = 'mother' [5]

Middle High German

muoter = 'mother' [1]

Old Frisian

mōder = 'mother' [4]

Old English

mōdor = 'mother' [4]

Related Names

See Móðir

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
ANN see Annemor
GULL see Gullemor
GUNN see Gunnemor
ING see Ingemor
LILL see Lillemor
LIS see Lisemor
VILL see Villemo

See also Rigmor

First Element Forms

Last Element Forms

-mo -mor

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Günther Drosdowski: Duden Etymologie - Herkunftswörterbuch der deutschen Sprache (1997)
  2. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Elias Wessén: Våra ord (1997)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Hjalmar Falk & Alf Torp: Etymologisk ordbok over det norske og det danske sprog (1999)