TYR

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element related to Greek Zeus

Ancient Germanic

*Tiwaz = 'god'
*Tíuz = 'god'

Old Norse

tívar = 'gods' [1]

Related Names

See Týr

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
ANG see Angantýr (Norse) and Angandew (German) and Ongenðéow (English)
BRYN see Bryntýr
FRÍÐ see Tifriþ
HAF see Haftýr
HJALM see Hjálmtýr
HRAFN see Hrafntýr
LAUG see Týlaugr
SIG see Sigtýr
ULF see Úlftýr
VAL see Valtýr
VIG see Vigtýr

First Element Forms

Ti-
Ty- Tý-

Last Element Forms

-deo -ðéow -dew
-tir -týr

References

  1. Per Vikstrand: Förkristna sakrala personnamn i Skandinavien (Studia anthroponymica Scandinavica 27 (2009), 5–31)