SIG

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Indo-European

*segho- = 'power', 'victory' [1]

Ancient Germanic

*segi- = 'victory' [1]
*seʒiz = 'victory' [2] [3]
*seʒuz = 'victory' [2] [3]
sigis- = 'victory' [4]

Old Norse

sigr = 'victory' [2] [5] [6] [3]

Old Swedish

sigher = 'victory' [4] [3]

Swedish

seger = 'victory' [4] [7]

Gothic

sigis = 'victory' [5]

Old High German

sigi = 'victory' [5]

Old Saxon

sigi = 'victory' [5]

Old English

ġe-siġ = 'victory' [5]
siġe = 'victory' [5]
sigor = 'victory' [5]

Old Frisian

= 'victory' [5]

Related Names

See Sebe, Siggi, Si, Sibba, Siet, Seger, Sigri Sigur

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
ARN see Sigurörn (Norse)
AST see Sigurást (Norse)
BALD see Siegbald (German)
BARA see Sigurbára (Norse)
BJÖRN see Sigbiǫrn (Norse)
BJÖRT see Sigiberht (German)
BOD see Siegbod (German)
BORG see Sigbiǫrg (Norse)
BRAND see *Sigbrandr (Norse)
BRITT see Sigbritt (Norse)
DAG see Siegdag (German)
DANR see Sigdan (Norse)
DIARF see SigdiarfR (Norse)
DIS see Sigdís (Norse)
DRIF see Sigrdríf (Norse)
Eleonora see Signora (Norse)
EY see Sigurey (Norse)
FAÐIR see Sigfaðir (Norse)
FAST see Sigfast (Norse)
FINN see Sigfinn (Norse)
FLJOÐ see Sigrfljóð (Norse)
FRID see Sigfrøðr (Norse) and Sigifrith (German)
FRÍÐ see *Sigfríðr (Norse)
FUSS see Sigfúss (Norse)
GAUT see Siggautr (Norse)
GEIR see SiggæiRR (Norse)
GERD see Siggarðr (Norse)
GEST see Sigurgestur (Norse)
GISL see Sigurgísli (Norse)
GRIM see Sigurgrímur (Norse)
GUNN see Siggunnr (Norse)
HADD see Sigrhaddr (Norse)
HANN see Sigurhanna (Norse)
HARD see Sieghard (German)
HEIL see Sigurhelga (Norse)
HER see Sigarr (Norse)
HILD see Siguhilt (German)
HJALM see SighialmR (Norse)
HJÖRT see Sigurhjörtur (Norse)
HULD see Sigholdt (Norse)
HVAT see Sighvatr (Norse)
JON see Sigurjón (Norse)
KARL see Sigurkarl (Norse)
KETILL see Sigkætill (Norse)
LAM see Sigrlami (Norse)
LAUG see Siglaug (Norse)
LEIF see Sigleifr (Norse)
LEIK see Sigleik (Norse)
LID see Sigurliði (Norse)
LÍN see Sigurlín (Norse)
LIND see Sieglinde (German)
LJUF see Léofsige (English)
LÖD see Sigurlöð (Norse)
MANN see Sigurmann (Norse)
MAR see SigimāraR (Norse) and Siegmar (German)
MEY see Sigurmey (Norse)
MUND see Sigmundr (Norse) and Sigimunt (German)
NAND see Sigurnanna (Norse)
NAR see Signar (Norse)
NIUT see Signiútr (Norse)
NOR see Signora (Norse)
NY see Signý (Norse)
ODD see Siguroddur (Norse)
OL see Siguróli (Norse)
PAUL see Sigurpáll (Norse)
REIF see SigræifR (Norse)
RIK see SigríkR (Norse) and Sigerik (German)
ROS see Sigurrós (Norse)
RUN see Sigrún (Norse)
SOL see Sigursól (Norse)
STEIN see Sigstæinn (Norse)
SVEIN see Sigursveinn (Norse)
TON see Sigtona (Norse)
TORD see Sigþorðr (Norse)
TRYGG see SigtryggR (Norse)
TYR see Sigtýr (Norse)
ULF see SigulfR (Norse)
UNN see Sigunnr (Norse)
VALD see Sigvaldr (Norse) and Sigholdt (Norse)
VAR see *Sigi-waruR (Norse)
VARD see *Sigvǫrðr (Norse) and Sigiwart (German)
VEIG see Sigvæig (Norse)
VI see Sigvi (Norse)
VID see Sigviðr (Norse)
VIN see *Sigvin (Norse)
VÖR see Sigvǫr (Norse)
ÞOR see Sigþórr (Norse)
ÞORIR see Sigþórr (Norse)
ÞORN see Sigþorn (Norse)
ÞRUÐ see Siegtrud (German)

First Element Forms

Se- See-
Seg- Segi-
Si- Sí-
Sic-
Sie-
Sieg- Sig- *Sig- Sigh-
Sigan-
Sigi- *Sigi- Sigis-
Sigr-
Sigu- Sigur-
Sii-
Siigg-
Sio- Sjo- Sju- Sjug-
Sy- Syg-
Sä-
Søg-

Last Element Forms

-sige

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Kristian Hald: Personnavne i Danmark - Oldtiden (1971)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 5.6 5.7 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  6. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  7. Elias Wessén: Våra ord (1997)