VIN

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Ancient Germanic

*-winiz = 'friend' [1] [2]

Proto-Norse

*-winiR = 'friend' [3]
*winiz = 'friend' [4]

Old Norse

vinr = 'friend' [3] [4] [5] [6]

Swedish

vän = 'friend' [7]

Danish

ven = 'friend' [8]

Old High German

wini = 'friend' [2] [5] [9]

Old English

wine = 'friend' [5]
wini = 'friend' [2]

Related Names

See Weine, Venil, Wine, Wineke, Winn, Vinni, Winnie, Vänne

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
see *Aðvinr (Norse)
ADAL see *Aþawiniz (Ancient Germanic) and Ánn (Norse) and Adalwin (German) and Æðelwine (English)
ALA see Alawiniz (Proto-Norse)
ALD see Aldwin (German)
ALF see Alfvin (Norse) and Albwin (German) and Ælfwine (English)
ARI see Erwin (German)
ARN see Arwin
AST see Ástvin
AUD see *Auðvin (Norse) Audowin (German) and Eadwine (English)
BALD see Baldewin (German)
BJÖRN see Bjarnvin (Norse)
BJÖRT see Winibert (German)
BORG see Bergvin and Vinbjörg
DAG see Dagvin (Norse)
DAL see Dalvin
EIR see Erwin (German)
FRID see Friðvin and Winfried (German)
GEIR see Gerwin (German)
GUD see Godwine (English)
HAG see Hægvin
HEGG see Hægvin
HER see Herwin (German) and Vinjar (Norse)
HROD see Hrodowin (German)
ING see Ingwin
see Jóvin
JOR see Erwin (German) and Eoforwine (English)
KOL see Kolvin
KRIST see Kristvin
LEID see Leidvin
LEIK see Leikvin
LJUF see Liebwin (German) and Léofwine (English)
LYD see Liutwin (German)
MACHT see Medvin (Nordic)
MAHAL see Malvin
MAL see Malvin
MANN see Wineman (English)
MARR see Marwin
NOR see Norvin (Norse) and Norwin (German)
O see Ovin (Norse)
ODD see Ortwin (German) and Oddvin (Norse)
OL see Olevine
Oscar see Oskarvine
PAUL see Paulvin (Norse)
RIK see Richowin (German)
SE see Sǽwine (English)
SIG see *Sigvin (Norse)
SOL see Sólvin (Norse) and *Selewine (English)
SØR see Sørvine (Norse)
TUN see Winston (English)
WULD see Wuldwine (English)
ÞOR see Torvin (Norse)
ÞRUÐ see Wintrud (German)

First Element Forms

Ven-
Vin- Vina- Wine-
Vän-

Last Element Forms

-ein -en -ene -enn -enus
-in -ine -inn
-n
-oenus -on -ond -oneus
-uennus -uenus -uin -un -und -unn -unus
-ven -wena -weniz -venus -wenus
-vi -via
-viina -wijn -vin -win -vina -wina -vind -vine -wine -vini -vinius -winiz -vinn -vino -vinr
-vn -wn
-wyn -wyne
-æn

References

  1. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Kristian Hald: Personnavne i Danmark - Oldtiden (1971)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Lena Peterson: Lexikon över urnordiska personnamn (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  6. Inger Lautin (Red.): Hva skal barnet hete? (1993)
  7. Elias Wessén: Våra ord (1997)
  8. Hjalmar Falk & Alf Torp: Etymologisk ordbok over det norske og det danske sprog (1999)
  9. Rosa und Volker Kohlheim: Duden Das große Vornamenlexikon (2007)