TRYGG

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Old Norse

tryggr = 'trusty', 'true', 'safe' [1] [2]
tryggr = 'trusty', 'faithful' [3]
tryggr = 'trusty', 'fearless' [4]
tryggr = 'trusty', 'faithful', 'true'; 'without apprehension', 'safe' [5]

Gothic

triggw-s = 'trusty', 'fearless' [4]

Related Names

See TryggR

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
GEIR see Geirtryggur
HER see Hertryggr
SIG see SigtryggR
U see ÓtryggR
ULF see TryggulfR
VALD see Tryggvald

First Element Forms

Tryg- Trygg-

Last Element Forms

-tryg -trygg -tryggi -tryggr -tryggR -tryggur

References

  1. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  5. Geir T. Zoëga: A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (1910)