Surname Elements

From Nordic Names - www.nordicnames.de - All rights reserved.

Here you can find a list of surname elements and their meanings used in farm names, nobility names and ornamental names:

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V/W X Y Z Å Ä/Æ Ö/Ø


  • aa – see å and of
  • aad – see å
  • aaen – see å
  • aag – see å
  • aaker – see aker
  • aal – see ål
  • aar – see or and örn
  • aas – see ås
  • ager – see aker
  • ahl – see or
  • aker (ager, aker, åker)
    • Old Norse akr = 'field'
  • al – see alm and or
  • alm (al, alm, alme)
    • Old Norse álmr/almr = 'elm-tree'
  • alme – see alm
  • anckar - see ankar
  • ankar (anckar, ankar)
    • Old Swedish ankare = 'anchor'
  • apel (apel, appel)
    • Old Norse apaldr = 'apple-tree'
  • appel – see apel
  • arn – see örn
  • ask (ask, asken)
    • Old Norse askr = 'ash-tree'
  • asken – see ask
  • asp
    • Old Norse ǫsp = 'aspen-tree'
  • aust (aust, auste, öst, øst, öster, øster)
    • Old Norse austr = 'east', 'eastern'
  • auste - see aust