EIN

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

See also E and EI

Ancient Germanic

*aina- = 'one', 'alone', 'unique' [1]

Proto-Norse

*aina- = 'one', 'alone' [2] [1] [3] [4] [5] [6]

Old Norse

einn = 'one', 'alone' [2]

Related Names

See Eino, Einy, Einsi, Einína

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
BJÖRN see Æibiǫrn
BJÖRT see Ebert
BORG see Einbjörg
DAR see Eidar
DIS see Eindís
EY see Einey
FRÍÐ see Einfrid
GEIR see ÆingæiRR
GISL see Æivísl
GRET see Eigrét
HER see Æinarr
HILD see Einhildur
HVAT see Æihvatr
LEIF see ÆilæifR
LID see Elliði
LIF see *Aina-līƀaR
LIKN see Æilíkn
MUND see Æimundr
NIUT see Æiniútr
RAD see Einráði
RID see Æinriði (Norse)
RIK see *Ainarīkiaz (Norse) and Einrih (German)
ROS see Einrós
RUN see Einrún
STIN see Einstínveig
VALD see *Einvaldr
VARD see Einvarður
VEIG see Einstínveig
ÞOR see Einþór
ÞORN see Æiþorn

See also Æinriði

First Element Forms

Ai- *Aina-
And-
E- Ee-
Ei- Eidn-
Ein- *Ein- Eind-
Ej- Ejn-
En- End-
Ind-
Je-
O-
Ä-
Æi- Æin-
Æn-
Ö- Ø-

Last Element Forms

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2007)
  3. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  4. Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  6. Lena Peterson: Lexikon över urnordiska personnamn (2004)