VÄN

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Origin and Meaning

New name element

Old Norse

vǽnn = 'beautiful', 'promising', 'hopeful' [1]
vǽnn = 'beautiful', 'hopeful', 'likely' [1] [2]

Old Swedish

væn = 'beautiful', 'promising', 'hopeful' [1]

Old Saxon

wânlîk = 'beautiful' [2]

Anglo-Saxon

wênlic = 'beautiful' [2]

Old High German

wânlîh = 'likely' [2]

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
HILD see Vänhild

First Element Forms

Ven- Vän-

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Elias Wessén: Våra ord (1997)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Hjalmar Falk & Alf Torp: Etymologisk ordbok over det norske og det danske sprog (1999)