VARG

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Canis lupus.jpg
Wolf
Image by Bernard Landgraf,[1]
licensed under Creative Commons

Germanic name element

Old Norse

varg-r = 'thief', 'robber', 'miscreant', 'outlaw'; 'wolf' [2]
vargr = 'wolf', 'robber', 'outlaw' [3]
vargr = 'wolf' [4]

Gothic

warg-s = 'thief', 'robber', 'miscreant', 'outlaw'; 'wolf' [2]

Old High German

warag = 'thief', 'robber', 'miscreant', 'outlaw'; 'wolf' [2]

Old Saxon

warag = 'thief', 'robber', 'miscreant', 'outlaw'; 'wolf' [2]

Old English

wearg = 'thief', 'robber', 'miscreant', 'outlaw'; 'wolf' [2]

Related Names

See Vargr

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
HLÉ see Hlévargr
HÖS see Varghǫss

First Element Forms

Varg-

Last Element Forms

-vargr

References

  1. Wikimedia Commons: Image by Bernard Landgraf, source & license
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  3. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)