TINN

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Proto Germanic

*tund- = 'ignite, kindle'

Old Norse

tinna = 'flint stone' [1] [2]

Old High German

zinsila = 'tinder' [1]

Old English

tendan = 'to kindle'
tinnan = 'to burn' [1]

Middle High German

zinnen = 'to burn' [1]

Related Names

See Tinna

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
ARN see Arntinna
HRAFN see Hrafntinna

Last Element Forms

-tinna

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  2. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)