RAGN

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element (see also RANN)

Ancient Germanic

*raʒina- = 'advise', 'decision' [1] [2]

Old Norse

regin = 'advise', 'decision', 'might', 'power' (of the gods) [1] [3] [4] [2]
rǫgn (plural) = 'advise', 'decision', 'might', 'power' (of the gods) [1] [3] [4] [2]

Gothic

ragin = 'advise', 'decision' [1] [3] [2]

Related Names

See Agga, Reginn and Ragni (Norse), Reinika (German), Reino (German), Ray (English), Rena and Renne and Reno and Rinda (Frisian), Rete (Finnish)

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
ALF see RagnælfR
BALD see Raganbald (German)
BJÖRN see Ragnbiǫrn
BJÖRT see Raginbert (German)
BORG see Ragnborg
DIS see Ragndis
EY see Ragnö
FAST see Ragnfastr
FRID see Ragnfreðr
FRÍÐ see Ragnfríðr
HARD see Raginhart (German) and Ragnhard (Norse)
HEID see Ragnheiðr
HER see Ragnarr (Norse) and Raginheri (German)
HILD see Ragnhildr (Norse) and Reinhild (German)
HULD see Reinhold
KETILL see Ragnkil
LAUG see Ranlaug
LEIF see Reginleif
MAR see Reginmar (German)
MUND see Raginmund (German)
NOR see Ragnor
NY see Ragny
UÐR see Rǫgnuðr (Norse)
ULF see Raginolf (German)
VALD see Ragnvaldr (Norse) and Raginoald (German)
VAR see Ragnvar
VARD see Ragnvard (Norse) and Raginward (German)
VEIG see Ragnveig
VI see Ragnví
VID see Ragnviðr
VÖR see Ragnvǫr
ÞOR see Ragndor
ÞRUÐ see Ragnþrúðr

See also Ragnarǫk

First Element Forms

Ra-
Rag- Ragh-
Ragan-
Ragin-
Ragn-
Rai- Ráidn- Rain-
Rakn-
Ram- Ramm-
Ran- Rang- Rann-
Rávdn- Ravn-
Ray- Rayn-
Re- Ree-
Reen-
Regin- Regn-
Rei- Rein-
Rejn-
Rem-
Ren-
Rey- Reyn-
Rim-
Rog- Rogn- Ron-
Rægin-
Rögn- Røgn- Rǫgn-
Rǫng-

Last Element Forms

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)