NY

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Ancient Germanic

*niuja- = 'new' [1]

Old Norse

= 'new moon', 'waxing moon' [2] [3]
nýr = 'new', 'newly', 'recently' [4] [5]
nýr = 'new' [6] [7] [8]
nýr = 'new', 'fresh' [9]
nýr = 'new', 'young' [10]
nŷr = 'new' [1]

Gothic

niujis = 'new', 'fresh' [9] [11] [1]

Old Swedish

nyr = 'new' [7]

Old Saxon

niuwi = 'new, 'fresh' [9]
niuwi = 'new' [1]
nígi = 'new', 'fresh' [9]

Anglo-Saxon

nîwe = 'new' [1]
néowe = 'new' [1]

Old High German

niuwi = 'new', 'fresh' [9]
niuwi = 'new' [1]

Old English

níowe = 'new', 'fresh' [9]

Related Names

See Nýr

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
AGN see Agny (Norse)
ALA see Allny (Norse)
ALDA see Aldný (Norse)
ALF see Alfný (Norse)
AR see Árný (Norse)
ARN see Arny (Norse)
AS see Ásný (Norse)
AST see Ástný (Norse)
AUD see Auðný (Norse) and Edny (English/Norse)
BÁRÐ see Bárðný (Norse)
BIRG see Birgny (Norse)
BJÖRN see Bjarnný (Norse) and Berny (Norse)
BORG see Borgný (Norse) and Nýbjörg (Norse)
BRITT see Brittny (Norse)
BRYN see Brynný (Norse)
BÖÐ see Bǫðný (Norse)
DAG see Dagný (Norse)
EI see Einy (Norse)
EID see Eiðný (Norse)
EIR see Eirný (Norse)
ELL see Elny (Norse)
ER see Erny (Norse)
FANN see Fanný (Norse)
FAST see Fastný (Norse)
FRID see Friðný (Norse)
FRÍÐ see Nyfrid (Norse)
FRÓÐ see Fróðný (Norse)
GEIR see Geirný (Norse)
GERD see Gerdny (Norse)
GEST see Gestný (Norse)
GISL see Gíslný (Norse)
GUD see Guðný (Norse)
GULL see Gullny (Norse)
GUNN see Gunný (Norse)
HAF see Hafný (Norse)
HAG see Hagný (Norse)
HALL see Hallný (Norse)
HED see Hedny (Norse)
HEID see Heiðný (Norse)
HEL see Helny (Norse)
HER see Herny (Norse)
HILD see Hildny (Norse)
HJÖR see Hjörný (Norse)
HLIF see Livny (Norse)
HROD see Hróðný (Norse)
HUG see Hugny (Norse)
ING see Ingny (Norse)
see Jóný (Norse)
JON see Jónný (Norse)
JÖRG see Jørgny (Norse)
KA see Karny (Norse)
KOL see Kolny (Norse)
KRIST see Kristný (Norse)
LEIK see Leikný (Norse)
LID see Lidny (Norse)
LYNG see Lingný (Norse)
MAGN see Magný (Norse)
MANN see Neumann (German)
MARR see Marny (Norse)
MINN see Minný (Norse)
NY see Norny (Norse)
ODD see Oddný (Norse)
ODIN see Óðný (Norse)
OL see Olny (Norse)
RAD see Ráðný (Norse) and Nýráðr (Norse)
RAGN see Ragny (Norse)
ROS see Rósný (Norse)
SANN see Sanny (Norse)
SE see Sæný (Norse)
SIG see Signý (Norse)
SOL see Salný (Norse)
Stefan see Stefánný (Norse)
STEIN see Steinný (Norse)
SVEIN see Svenný (Norse)
SÄLL see Sällny (Norse)
TEIT see Teitný (Norse)
Tord see Tordny (Norse)
TUN see Newton (English)
UNN see Unny (Norse)
VAL see Valný (Norse)
VARD see Nývarð (Norse)
VETR see Vinterny (Norse)
VI see Véný (Norse)
VIG see Vigný (Norse)
VILL see Vilný (Norse)
VÖR see Vårny (Norse)
ÞOR see Þórný (Norse)

See also Kanny

First Element Forms

Nef-
Neu-
New-
Ny- Ný-

Last Element Forms

-na
-nar
-ne -nea
-ni -nie
-ny -ný -nýr

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 Hjalmar Falk & Alf Torp: Etymologisk ordbok over det norske og det danske sprog (1999)
  2. Geir T. Zoëga: A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (1910)
  3. Rudolf Simek: Dictionary of Northern Mythology (1993)
  4. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  5. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  6. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Elias Wessén: Våra ord (1997)
  8. Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 9.4 9.5 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  10. Hermann Pálsson: Nafnabókin (1991)
  11. Ferdinand Holthausen: Gotisches etymologisches Wörterbuch (1934)