VALD

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element (see also VLAD)

Ancient Germanic

*waldaʐ = 'ruler' [1] [2]
*walda- = 'might', 'power' [3]

Old Norse

valdr = 'ruler', 'mighty one', 'powerful one' [1] [3] [4] [2] [5]
valdr = 'might', 'power' [3]
valda = 'to rule' [1]

Old High German

walt = 'ruler' [6] [7]
waltan = 'rule' [2] [8] [7]

Old English

weald = 'ruler'

Related Names

See Aldi (Norse), Valdi (Norse), Waldi (German), Walt (English)

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
ADAL see Adalwalt (German)
AGI see Agvaldr (Norse)
AI see Ewawald (German)
ALA see Alvaldr (Norse)
ALF see Alfvaldr (Norse) and Alboald (German) and Ælfwold (English)
ANA see Ávaldr (Norse)
ARN see Arnvald (Norse) and Arnoald (German)
AS see Ásvaldr (Norse) and Answald (German)
ASK see Ascolt (German)
AST see Ástvaldur (Norse)
AUD see Auðvaldr (Norse) and Edvald (English)
BJÖRN see Bjørnvald (Norse) and Valbjǫrn (Norse)
BJÖRT see Berhtwald (German)
BORG see Borgvald and Waltpurg (German)
BRAND see Valbrandr (Norse)
BRYN see Brynvald (Norse)
DAG see Dagvald (Norse)
DANR see Danvald (Norse)
DARR see Tarwald (German)
DIG see Digrvaldi (Norse)
DOM see Dómaldr (Norse) and Tuomwald (German)
DON see Valdon
EGG see Eginoald (German) and Agvaldr (Norse)
EIN see *Einvaldr (Norse)
EIR see Ernhold (German)
EY see Eyvaldr (Norse)
FINN see Finnvald (Norse)
FREJ see Frøyvald (Norse)
FRID see Waldifrid (German) and Fridvald (Norse)
GEIR see Geirvaldr (Norse) and Gerwald (German)
GJAF see Gjafvaldr (Norse)
GRIM see Grímaldi (Norse)
GUD see Gudhvald (Norse) and Gottwald (German)
GUNN see Gunnvaldr (Norse)
HA see *Hávaldr (Norse)
HAUK see Haukvaldur (Norse)
HED see Hedvald (Norse)
HEGG see Hægvaldr (Norse)
HEID see Valdheiður (Norse)
HER see *HarjawaldaR (Norse) and Herwald (German) and Valdarr (Norse) and Waltheri (German)
HILD see Hildvald (Norse)
HJALM see Helmwald (German)
HREID see Redvald (Norse)
HROD see Hróðvaldr (Norse)
IM see *Ímvaldr (Norse)
ING see Ívaldi (Norse) and Ingivaldr (Norse)
JEN see Jenvald (Norse)
JON see Jonvald (Norse)
JOS see Josvald (Norse)
KIER see Kjærvald (Norse)
KON see Konvald (Norse)
KRIST see Kristvaldur (Norse)
LID see Liðsvaldr (Norse)
LIND see Lindvald (Norse)
LYD see Lydvald (Norse)
LYDIA see Lydvald (Norse)
MAGN see Magnvald (Norse)
MAR see Waldemar (German)
MARK see Markvald (Norse)
MARR see Marvald
NOR see Norvald (Norse)
O see Ovald (Norse)
ODAL see Adalwalt (German)
ODD see Oddvaldur (Norse)
Or- see Orvald (Norse)
RAD see Ráðvaldr (Norse)
RAGN see Ragnvaldr (Norse) and Raginoald (German)
RIK see Richwald (German) and ValdríkR (Norse)
ROS see Rosvald
Ross see Rosvald
SE see Sævaldi (Norse)
SIG see Sigvaldr (Norse) and Sigholdt (Norse)
SIGN see Singvald (Norse)
SUN see Sunvald (Norse)
SUNN see Singvald (Norse) and Sundvald (Norse)
TRYGG see Tryggvald (Norse)
ULF see Ulfvaldr (Norse)
UNN see Unnvaldr (Norse)
VERR see Veraldr (Norse)
VID see Widuwald (German)
VIG see Vígvaldr (Norse)
YR see Ívaldi (Norse)
ÖL see Ǫlvaldr (Norse)
ÖR see *Ǫrvaldr (Norse)
ÞJOÐ see Tjodvald (Norse)
ÞOR see Þórvaldr (Norse)
ÞRUÐ see Waltraud (German)

See also Skervaldr (Norse) and Kúgaldi (Norse?) and Mosvald (Norse)

First Element Forms

Val- Wal-
Vald- Wald- Valde- Walde- Waldi-
Valt- Walt- Vált- Valtt-
Volt- Wolt-

Last Element Forms

-al -alaat
-ald -alda -alde -aldh -aldi -aldina -aldine -aldr -aldur -aldus
-all
-altr -altti
-aud
-el
-fual
-hald -hold -holdt -holtti -holt
-ild -ilda
-oald
-ódía
-odus -ódus
-old -olda -oldh -oldine -oldus -oldt -olt
-ótus
-ualdh
-va -val -vald -wald -valda -waldaR -valde -valder -valdi -waldi -valdr -valdur -valdus -vall -valli
-walt -valtti
-veald -weald -vel -well
-vil -vild
-vold
-våll
-ål

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  4. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  5. Inger Lautin (Red.): Hva skal barnet hete? (1993)
  6. Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  8. Rosa und Volker Kohlheim: Duden Das große Vornamenlexikon (2007)