RAUÐ

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element (see also REYN)

Old Norse

rauð-r = 'red' [1]
rauðr = 'red' [2] [3]

Gothic

rauþ-s = 'red' [1]
raudan = 'red'

Old High German

rōt = 'red' [1]
rôt = 'red' [4]

Old Saxon

rōd = 'red' [1]

Old Frisian

rād = 'red' [1]

Old English

réad = 'red' [1]

Related Names

See Rauðr, Roan, Ros

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
Balli see Rauð-BalliR
BJÖRN see Rauðbjǫrn
KÅR see Rauðkárr
SKEGG see Rauðskeggr
SKJÖLD see Rauðumskialdi
ULF see Rauðúlfr

First Element Forms

Rauð- Rauðum- Röd-

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  2. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  3. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  4. Dr. Ernst Förstemann: Altdeutsches namenbuch (1856)