SMIÐ

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Old Norse

smið-r = 'smith', 'craftsman', 'artisan' [1]
smiðr = 'smith', 'craftsman', 'artisan' [2] [3]

Gothic

smiþa = 'smith', 'craftsman', 'artisan' [1]

Old High German

smid = 'smith', 'craftsman', 'artisan' [1]

Old Frisian

smith = 'smith', 'craftsman', 'artisan' [1]

Old Saxon

smith = 'smith', 'craftsman', 'artisan' [1]

Old English

smið = 'smith', 'craftsman', 'artisan' [1]

Related Names

See Smiðr

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
KETILL see Smiðkell (Norse)
UNG see Smithung (Norse)

First Element Forms

Smið- Smith-

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  2. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2007)
  3. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)