Ætt-nafnOld Norse Dictionary - ætt-nafn
Meaning of Old Norse word "ætt-nafn" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. a family name, i. e. a (Christian) name usual in a family; hví léztu sveininn Magnús heita? ekki er þat várt æ., Ó. H. 123.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛏᛏ-ᚾᛅᚠᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Ó. H.
- Ólafs Saga Helga. (E. I.)