URD

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Old Norse

urðr = 'fate', 'destiny' [1] [2] [3]

Old High German

wurt = 'fate', 'destiny' [3]

Old Saxon

wurd = 'fate', 'destiny' [3]

Old English

wyrd = 'fate', 'destiny' [3]

Related Names

See Urðr

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
HER see Urðar

First Element Forms

Urð-

References

  1. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  2. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)