SUN

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Old Norse

sunr = 'son' [1] [2]

Gothic

sunus = 'son' [2]

Old Swedish

sun = 'son' [3]

Anglo-Saxon

sunu = 'son' [2]

Middle English

sone = 'son' [2]

Swedish

son = 'son' [4]

Related Names

See Sune (Norse), Sonny (English), Sönke (Low German), Sönnich (Low German/Frisian)

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
BJÖRT see Súnbjørt
FRID see Súnfríður
FRÍÐ see Súnfríð
HILD see Súnhild
MUND see Súnmundur
VALD see Sunvald

First Element Forms

Sun- Sún-
Sund-

References

  1. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Walter W. Skeat: The Concise Dictionary of English Etymology (1993)
  3. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. Elias Wessén: Våra ord (1997)