RID

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element, see also FRÍÐ

Proto-Norse

*rīdan = 'to ride' [1]

Old Norse

ríða = 'to ride' [2] [3] [4]

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
EIN see Æinriði (Norse)
GUNN see *Gunþirīdaz (Norse) and Gundirit (German)

Last Element Forms

-ri
-rid
-rīdaz
-ride -riði
-rider
-riðr
-rit

References

  1. Lena Peterson: Lexikon över urnordiska personnamn (2004)
  2. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2007)
  4. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)