STARK

From Nordic Names - www.nordicnames.de - All rights reserved.

Name Element

Advertisement:


Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Old Norse

starkr = 'strong', 'healthy' [1]
stark-r = 'strong', 'healthy' [2]
sterkr = 'strong', 'stark', 'big' [1]
stėrk-r = 'strong', 'stark', 'big' [2]

Gothic

*stark-s = 'strong', 'healthy' [2]

Old High German

stark = 'strong', 'healthy' [2]

Old Saxon

stark = 'strong', 'healthy' [2]

Old Frisian

sterk = 'strong', 'healthy' [2]

Old English

stearc = 'strong', 'healthy' [2]

Related Names

See Sterki

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
HAD see Starkaðr
U see Óstarki
ULF see Sterkolv
VIG see Vígsterkr

First Element Forms

Stark-
Sterk-
Störk-

Last Element Forms

-starki
-sterkr

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)