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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Gothic

*wēr-s = 'true' [1]
*wērs = 'true' [2] [3]
wērs = 'true' [4]

Visigothic

wēr = 'true' [5]

Old High German

wār = 'true' [1]

Old Frisian

wēr = 'true' [1]

Related Names

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
ALJA see Elvira
GAIL see Guilvira

First Element Forms

Last Element Forms

-vi -viira -vir -vira -vire -vy

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Ferdinand Holthausen: Gotisches etymologisches Wörterbuch (1934)
  2. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  3. Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  5. Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)