Name Element MĒRJAZ

Type Word & Element

Meaning & History

Germanic word meaning "famous, illustrious, known" [1][2].

Related Items

Other Languages & Culturesmære(Anglo-Saxon) mari(Frankish) mers(Gothic) mari(Old High German) mærr(Old Norse) mari(Old Saxon)
Given Name DescendantsDietmar, Ingomar(German) Ingomar, Theudemar, Theudemer, Thietmar(Germanic) Theodemir, Þiudamers(Gothic) Ingumēraz, Þeudōmēraz(Old Germanic) Ingimárr(Old Norse) Teodomiro(Spanish) Ingemar, Ingmar(Swedish)
Surname DescendantsDittmar(German) Tamaro(Italian)

Sources & References

  1. Orel, Vladimir. A Handbook of Germanic Etymology. Brill, 2003, page 270.
  2. Kroonen, Guus. Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic. Brill, 2013, page 366.
Entry added June 9, 2023