SKJÖLD

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Old Norse

skjǫldr = 'shield' [1] [2] [3] [4]

Gothic

skildus = 'shield' [3]

Old High German

scilt = 'shield' [3]

Old Saxon

scild = 'shield' [3]

Old English

scield = 'shield' [3]

Related Names

See Skjǫldr

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
BJÖRN see Skjaldbjǫrn
DIS see Skjalddís
EIK see Eikinskjaldi
FRÍÐ see Skjoldfrid
GERD see Skjaldgerðr
MEY see Skjaldmey
RAUÐ see Rauðumskialdi
ULF see Skjǫldulfr
VARD see Skjoldvard
VÖR see Skjaldvǫr

First Element Forms

Skiǫld-
Skjald-
Skjell-
Skjold-
Skjöld- Skjǫld- Skjøll-

Last Element Forms

-skialdi -skjaldi

References

  1. Rudolf Simek: Dictionary of Northern Mythology (1993)
  2. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  4. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)