NEF

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Old Norse

nef = 'nostril', 'nose' [1] [2]
nef = 'nose', 'beak' [3]

Old Swedish

næf = 'nostril', 'nose', 'beak' [2]

Related Names

See NæfR

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
BJÖRN see Næfbiǫrn
EIK see ÆikinæfR
GEIR see NæfgæiRR
HÁR see Hánefr
HARD see Harðnefr
HAUK see Hauknefr
HOR see HónæfR
HUN see Húnnefr
see Hánefr
STEIN see Nefsteinn
ULF see Nefjólfr
ÞILI see ÞilinæfR
ÞÆLLI see ÞællinæfR

First Element Forms

Nef- Næf-

Last Element Forms

-nefr -næfR

References

  1. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Elias Wessén: Våra ord (1997)
  3. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)