SAX

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Viking swords closeup.jpg
Viking swords
Image by viciarg,[1]
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Germanic name element

Old Norse

saxar = 'Saxons' [2]
sax = 'dagger', 'short sword' [2] [3]

Old High German

sahsa = 'dagger' [4]

Old Saxon

sahso = 'Saxon' [5]
sahs = 'dagger', 'short sword' [5]

Related Names

See Sachso, Saxi

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
BJÖRN see Saxbjǫrn
JARN see Járnsaxa
ULF see Sǫxulfr

First Element Forms

Saks- Sax-
Söx- Sǫx-

Last Element Forms

-saxa

References

  1. Wikimedia Commons: Image by viciarg, source & license
  2. 2.0 2.1 Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  3. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. Adrian Room: Brewer's Dictionary of Names (1992)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Wilhelm Schlaug: Die altsächsischen Personennamen vor dem Jahre 1000 (1962)