RUN

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Name Element


Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Ancient Germanic

*rūnō = 'secret', 'secret knowledge' [1] [2]
*rūnō = 'secret lore' [1] [2]
*rûno- = 'secret', 'magic', 'murmur', 'session' [3]

Gothic

*rūna = 'secret' [1]
rūna = 'secret' [4]
rûna = 'secret', 'magic', 'murmur', 'session' [3]

Old Norse

rún = 'secret' [5]
rún = 'secret lore' [5]

Old Swedish

*rūn = 'rune', 'secret character' [4]

Old Saxon

rûna = 'secret' [6]
rûna = 'secret', 'magic', 'murmur', 'session' [3]

Old High German

rûna = 'secret', m'agic', 'murmur', 'session' [3]

Related Names

See Rúni

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
ADAL see Adelrun (German)
ALF see Alfrún (Norse) and Runälf (Norse) and Albrun (German)
ARN see Arnrun
AS see Asrun
AUD see Auðrún (Norse) and Edrun (English/Norse)
BALD see Baldrún
BJÖRN see Bjarnrún and Runbiorn
BORG see Borgrun and Runborg
BRIM see Brimrún
DAG see Dagrún (Norse)
DAL see Dalrún (Norse)
DIS see Rúndís
EGG see Eggrún
EI see Eirun
EIN see Einrún
ELD see Eldrun
EY see Eyrún
FAST see Rúnfastr and Fastrun
FRID see Friðrún
FRÍÐ see Fríðrún and Rúnfríðr
GEIR see Geirrún
Gert- see Gertrun
GEST see Gestrún
GISL see Gíslrún and *Rúngils
GUD see Guðrún
GUNN see Gunnrún (Norse) and Kuntrun (German)
HAF see Hafrún
HAG see Hagrun
HALL see Hallrún
HARD see Runhard (German)
HED see Hedrun
HEID see Heiðrún
HER see Runar
HILD see Hildirun (German) and Runhild (Norse)
HJALM see Hjálmrún
HUG see Hugrún
HULD see Huldrún
ING see Ingirún
IS see Ísrún
JAR see Jarún
KA see Karun
KETILL see Runkil and Kätilrun
KRIST see Kristrún
LID see Lidrun
LOFT see Loftrún
MARK see Markrún
MILD see Mildrun
ODD see Oddrún (Norse) and Ortrun (German)
OL see Olrun
PAUL see Pálrún
SE see Særún
SIG see Sigrún
SILVER see Silfrún
SNÆ see Snærún
SOL see *Sǫlrún
STEIN see Runsten and Steinrún
STIG see Stígrún
SVAL see Svalrún
SVAN see Svanrun
SVEIN see Sveinrún
TEIT see Teitrun
ULF see RúnulfR and Ulfrún
VAL see Valrún
VI see Vírún
VID see Rúnviðr and Vidrun
VÍÐ see Vidrun (Norse)
VILL see Wilrun (German)
VÖR see Runvor (Norse)
YR see Ýrún (Norse)
ÖL see Ǫlrún (Norse)
ÞRUÐ see Þrúðrún (Norse)

See also Febrún

First Element Forms

Run- Rún- *Rún-
Ryn-
Røn-

Last Element Forms

-ro
-ru
-run -rún -runa -rund -rune -runn
-rå

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  6. Wilhelm Schlaug: Die altsächsischen Personennamen vor dem Jahre 1000 (1962)