ODAL

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element which is closely related to AUD [1] and can be difficult to tell apart from ADAL [2] [3]

Ancient Germanic

*ôþela = 'patrimony' [1]

Old Norse

oðal = 'ancestral property', 'patrimony', 'inheritance'
óðal = 'property' [4]

Old Swedish

odhal = 'property' (of land), 'inherited property' (of land) [5]

Norwegian

odel = 'patrimony', 'inheritance' [6]

Old High German

uodal = 'inheritance' [7]

Related Names

See Oda, Olke, Ove, Uldine

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
FRID see Óðalfreðr (Norse) and Odalfried (German)
FRÍÐ see Óðalfríðr
GERD see Odalgart (German)
GUNN see Odalgund (German)
LIND see Odelinde (German)
MAR see Ulmar
RIK see Uodalrich (German)
VALD see Adalwalt (German)
VARD see Adalward (German)

First Element Forms

Adal-
Elle-
Huld- Hulde-
Io- Jo- Yo-
Odal- Óðal- Odel-
Ol- Ole-
Ul- Úl- Ull- Ulla- Ult-
Uodal-
Øl- Ölle- Ølle-

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. Dr. Ernst Förstemann: Altdeutsches namenbuch (1856)
  3. Elof Hellquist: Svensk etymologisk ordbok (1922)
  4. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  5. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  6. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  7. Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)