VA

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Old Norse

*waiwō = 'misfortune', 'blight', 'fate' [1]

Old Norse

= 'misfortune', 'blight', 'fate' [1]
= 'woe', 'calamity', 'danger' [2] [3]

Related Names

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
MOD see Vámóðr

First Element Forms

Vá-

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. Geir T. Zoëga: A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (1910)
  3. Richard Cleasby, Gudbrand Vigfusson: An Icelandic-English Dictionary (1874)