VIS

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Old Norse

víss = 'wise' [1]

Old Danish

viis = 'wise' [2]

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
ALA see Alvíss and Elvira
JOR see *Jurviis
MAR see *Wismar

First Element Forms

*Wis- (?)

Last Element Forms

-vi
-vir -vira -viira -viis -vire
-víss
-vy

References

  1. Geir T. Zoëga: A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (1910)
  2. Rikard Hornby: Danske navne - Træk af navngivningens historie (1951)