VEST

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Old Norse

vestr = 'the west' [1] [2]
vest- = 'western' [2]

Old High German

west = 'western' [2]

Old Saxon

west = 'western' [2]

Old Frisian

west = 'western' [2]

Old English

west = 'western' [2]

Related Names

See Vestri

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
GEIR see Vestgeirr (Norse)
HER see Vestarr (Norse)
LEAH see Wesley (English)
LID see Vestliði (Norse)
MANN see Vestmaðr (Norse)
MAR see Vestmarr (Norse)
MUND see Vestmundr (Norse)

First Element Forms

Wes- Vest-

Last Element Forms

References

  1. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)