||CN (Authenticated as CSwe)
||August 16, 2011 at 10:45:13 AM
||Fjorleif by AppalachianPie
I kept googling Fjor and couldn't understand why nothing came up. I then tried Fjör and found this Old Norse fjör (“life; vigour, spirit, energy”). My guess is that the original spelling is Fjör and not Fjor. Leif means descendent or heir so the meaning would be something like heir of life/vigour etc Old Norse names were often combined into a "new" name like Tyrgrim, Grimulf, Torleif etc (using Tyr, Grim, Ulf, Tor and Leif)
I also googled Fjörleif and it seems to be an Icelandic name. And it's listed several times as a feminine name which was a surprise to me.
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Hey you! Out there in the cold, getting lonely, getting old, can you hear me?
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- Fjorleif - AppalachianPie Aug 16 2011, 8:03:07 AM
- Re: Fjorleif - CN Aug 16 2011, 10:45:13 AM