RAND

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Old Norse

rǫnd = 'shield' (with a rim) [1]
rǫnd = 'rim', 'edge' (of a shield)
rǫnd = 'shield' [2]

Old High German

rant = 'rim', 'edge' (of a shield)

Related Names

See Randr and Rando and Randy and Randall

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
BJÖRT see Bertrand
FRÍÐ see Randfríð
GRID see Randgríðr
HER see Herirand (German)
HLIN see Randalín
MOD see Randmod
SOL see Randarsól
ULF see Randolfr (Norse) and Randolf (German)
VAR see Randver
VER see Randvér
VERR see Randver
VI see Randví
VID see Randviðr
ÞOR see Randor

First Element Forms

Ran- Rand- Randa- Randar- Rǫnd-

Last Element Forms

-ran
-rand -randi -randr
-rant
-renda
-rænder

References

  1. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)