NES

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Old Norse

nes = 'ness', 'spit of land' [1]
nės = 'ness', 'spit of land', 'promontory' [2]

Middle Low German

nėss = 'ness', 'spit of land', 'promontory' [2]

Old English

nėss = 'ness', 'spit of land', 'promontory' [2]
næss = 'ness', 'spit of land', 'promontory' [2]

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
BJÖRN see Næsbiǫrn
KONUNG see NæskunungR
VígæiRR see Næs-VígæiRR

See also Rones

First Element Forms

Nes- Näs- Næs-

Last Element Forms

-nes

References

  1. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2007)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)