VAND

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Old Norse

vandr = 'difficult', 'requiring pains and care' [1] [2] [3]
vandr = 'to be under obligation to a person' [1] [3]
vandr = 'careful', 'particular about', 'choice', 'picked' [1] [2]
vandr = 'zealous' [2]

Old Saxon

wand = 'changeable' [3]
gi-wand = 'turn', 'twist' [3]

Old High German

want = 'change' [3]

Old English

ġe-wand = 'concern', 'doubt', 'fear' [3]

Combination

Name
Element    
Example
RAD see WandarádaR

First Element Forms

Vand- Wand-
Wanda-

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Geir T. Zoëga: A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (1910)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Richard Cleasby, Gudbrand Vigfusson: An Icelandic-English Dictionary (1874)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)