SVAR

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Proto-Norse

*swaruR = 'the one that answers' [1]

Old Norse

svar = 'answer', 'reply' [2]
svar = 'answer', 'reply', 'defence', 'account' [3]

Related Names

See *AndswaruR, Atse

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
GISS see Gizurr

Last Element Forms

-sar
-suar
-sur -surr
-svar -svarr -swaruR
-zur -zurr

References

  1. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. Geir T. Zoëga: A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (1910)
  3. Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)