WULD

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Gothic

wulþu-s = 'splendour', 'glory' [1]
wulþus = 'splendour', 'glory' [2] [3]

Old Norse

Ull-r = 'splendour', 'glory' [1]

Old English

Wuld- = 'splendour', 'glory' [1]

Related Names

See *Wulþuz

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
RIK see Wuldrīć
ULF see Vulduulf (Gothic)
VIN see Wuldwine
ÞER see Wulþuþewaz

First Element Forms

Owlþu-
Wuld- Vuldu-
Wulþu-

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Ferdinand Holthausen: Gotisches etymologisches Wörterbuch (1934)
  2. Per Vikstrand: Förkristna sakrala personnamn i Skandinavien (Studia anthroponymica Scandinavica 27 (2009), 5–31)
  3. Kristian Hald: Personnavne i Danmark - Oldtiden (1971)