Name Element SKAUNIZ

Type Word

Meaning & History

Germanic word meaning "beautiful" [1][2].

Related Items

Other Languages & Culturessciene(Anglo-Saxon) sconi(Old High German)
Given Name DescendantsShaina, Shana, Shayna, Shaynah, Sheine(Yiddish)
Surname DescendantsShine(English) Shain(Jewish)

Sources & References

  1. Kroonen, Guus. Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic. Brill, 2013, page 441.
  2. Orel, Vladimir. A Handbook of Germanic Etymology. Brill, 2003, page 337.
Entry added December 7, 2022