SIN

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element of uncertain etymology

The combinations might belong to SIND instead

Ancient Germanic

*seniwu = 'sinew' [1]

Old Norse

sin = 'sinew' [2] [1]
sina = 'sinew' [1] [3]

Old Swedish

sina = 'sinew' [3]

Old High German

senawa = 'sinew' [1] [4]
senuwa = 'sinew' [1]
senwa = 'sinew' [4]

Middle High German

senewe = 'sinew' [4]
senwe = 'sinew' [4]
sene = 'sinew' [4]

Old Saxon

senawa = 'sinew' [1]
sinawa = 'sinew' [1]

Old Frisian

sine = 'sinew' [1]

Old English

sionu (Gen. sionwe) = 'sinew' [1]

Related Names

See SiniR

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
HER see Sinarr
ULF see Sinolfwer

First Element Forms

Sin-

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  2. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Elias Wessén: Våra ord (1997)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 Günther Drosdowski: Duden Etymologie - Herkunftswörterbuch der deutschen Sprache (1997)