SNEL

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Old Norse

snjallr = 'swift' (earlier), 'eloquent', 'well-spoken', 'good', 'excellent' (later) [1]

Old High German

snel = 'quick', 'fast', 'brave' [2]

Anglo-Saxon

snel = 'quick' [1]

German

schnell = 'quick', 'fast' [2] [1]

Danish/Norwegian

snild = 'good' [1]

Related Names

See Snilde, Snjallr

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
STEIN see Snjallsteinn (Norse)
ÞUS see Thusnelda (German)

Last Element Forms

Snjall-

Last Element Forms

-snelda

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Richard Cleasby, Gudbrand Vigfusson: An Icelandic-English Dictionary (1874)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Rosa und Volker Kohlheim: Duden Das große Vornamenlexikon (2007)