WIS

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Proto-Norse

*Wisi- = 'good' [1]
*Wisu- = 'good' [1]

Gothic

*wisu-s = 'good' [2]

Old Danish

*Wis- = 'good' [1]

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
MAR see *Wisimāriz (Norse) and Wisumār (German)

First Element Forms

*Wis- *Wisi- *Wisu-

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Lena Peterson: Lexikon över urnordiska personnamn (2004)
  2. Ferdinand Holthausen: Gotisches etymologisches Wörterbuch (1934)