STEIN

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element meaning 'stone' which can be interpreted as 'hard, strong, invulnerable'

Old Norse

steinn = 'stone' [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Gothic

stain-s = 'stone' [1]

Old Swedish

stēn = 'stone' [3]

Old High German

stėin = 'stone' [1]

Old Saxon

stēn = 'stone' [1]

Old English

stān = 'stone' [1]

Related Names

See Stæinn

See also STEINUNN

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
ADAL see Æðelstán (English)
AGI see Åstein
ALM see Almsteinn
ANA see Åstein
ANU see Åstein
ARN see Arnsteinn
AUD see Auðstæinn
BJUR see Biúrstæinn
BJÖRN see Bjørnstein and Stæinbiǫrn
BJÖRT see Steinbjarta
BORG see Borgsten and Stæinborg
BRYN see Brynsteinn
DIS see Steindís
EGG see Åstein
ELL see Elstein
EY see Øystæinn and Steiney
FAST see Stæinfastr
FINN see Steinfinnr
FOLK see Folkstæinn
FREJ see Frøystæinn
FRID see Friðsteinn and Steinrœðr
FRÍÐ see Fríðsteinn and Stæinfríðr
GEIR see Geirsteinn and Steinarr
GERD see Steingerðr
GISL see Stæingísl and Gísstæinn
GRIM see Steingrímr
GUD see Guðstæinn
GUNN see Gunnstæinn
HAF see Hafsteinn
HAG see Hagstæinn
HALL see Hallsteinn
HAR see Hásteinn
HARD see Harðstæinn and Stenert
HAUK see Hauksteinn
HEGG see Hægstæinn
HER see Hersteinn and Steinarr
HILD see Stæinhildr
HLIF see Hlífstæinn
HOLM see Holmstæinn
HRING see Ringsten
HROD see Hróðstæinn
HUN see Húnsteinn
JARL see Jarlstein
see Ióstæinn
JON see Jónsteinn
JOR see Iǫfurstæinn
KETILL see Stæinkætill
KOL see Kolsten
KÅR see Kårstein
LAUG see Stæinlaug
LEAH see Stanley
LEIF see Steinleifur
LEIK see Leksten
MANN see Steinmann
MAR see Steinmar
MOD see Steinmóðr and Modstein
MUND see Steinmundur
NEF see Nefsteinn
NOR see Norstein
NY see Steinný
ODD see Oddsteinn and Steinoddr
ORM see Ormsteinn
RANN see Ranstein
REF see Refsteinn
ROS see Steinrós
RUN see Runsten and Steinrún
SIG see Sigstæinn
ULF see StæinulfR
UNN see Steinunnr and Unnsteinn
VAL see Valsteinn
VAR see *StainawarijaR
VARD see Steinvarður
VI see *Wīhastainaz (Norse) and Wēohstān (English)
VIG see Vígsteinn
VILD see Steinvild
WUNI see Wynnstan (English)
VÖR see Steinvǫr
ÞJOÐ see Þiúðstæinn
ÞOR see Steinþórr and Torstein

First Element Forms

*Staina-
Stan-
Stein-
Sten-
Stæin-

Last Element Forms

-stainaz
-stan -stán -stān -stanus
-stein -steina -steinn
-sten
-stína
-ston
-stæinn

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  2. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  4. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  5. Inger Lautin (Red.): Hva skal barnet hete? (1993)