SUNN

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element, see also SOL

Ancient Germanic

*sunnia = 'sun' [1]

Old Norse

sunna = 'sun' [2] [1] [3] [4] [5]
sunn- = 'southern', (from the) 'south' [3] [6]

Gothic

sunnō = 'sun' [1] [4] [5]
sunno = 'sun' [7]
sunna = 'sun' [7]

Old Saxon

sunna = 'sun' [1] [4]

Old High German

sunna = 'sun' [1] [4] [5]

Middle High German

sunne = 'sun' [5]

German

Sonne = 'sun' [5]

Anglo-Saxon

sunne = 'sun' [7]

Old English

sunna = 'sun' [1]
sunne = 'sun' [1] [4]

Related Names

See Sunna, Sundri

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
BORG see Sunnbjørg
DAL see Sindal
FINN see Sonnfinnur (German/Norse)
FRÍÐ see Sunnfríð
GJAF see Sunngifu (English)
HARD see Sonnhard (German)
HILD see Sunnhild
HRAFN see Hrafnsunna
HVAT see Sunnhvatr
LAUG see Sunnleyg
LEIF see Sunnleivur
LÖD see Sunnlǫð
ULF see Sunnulfr
VALD see Singvald and Sundvald
VAR see Sunnvar
VARD see Singvard (Norse) and Sunvard (German)
VEIG see Sunnvá
VID see Sunnviðr
VÖR see Sunnvør

First Element Forms

Saum-
Sim- Sin- Sing-
Son- Sonn-
Sun-
Sund-
Sunn- Sunni-
Syn- Synn-
Sønn- Sönn-

Last Element Forms

-sunna

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  2. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 Ferdinand Holthausen: Gotisches etymologisches Wörterbuch (1934)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 Günther Drosdowski: Duden Etymologie - Herkunftswörterbuch der deutschen Sprache (1997)
  6. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Walter W. Skeat: The Concise Dictionary of English Etymology (1993)