SVAV

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Ancient Germanic

*swāƀa- = 'Swabians' [1]

Old Norse

svabar = 'Swabians' [2]

Old High German

swēba = 'free', 'independent' [3]

Related Names

See Svafa

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
HER see Swābaharjaz (Norse) and Suabheri (German) Swæfheri (English)

First Element Forms

Suab-
Swaba- Swāba-
Svaf- Sváf-
Svav- Sváv-
Swæf-

References

  1. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2007)
  2. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. Adrian Room: Brewer's Dictionary of Names (1992)