Name Element ERÞŌ

Type Word & Element

Meaning & History

Germanic word meaning "earth, soil" [1][2].

Related Items

Other Languages & Culturesairþa(Gothic) ertha(Old Dutch) erda(Old High German) jǫrð(Old Norse)
Surname DescendantsAarden, Van der Aart(Dutch)

Sources & References

  1. Kroonen, Guus. Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic. Brill, 2013, page 118.
  2. Orel, Vladimir. A Handbook of Germanic Etymology. Brill, 2003, page 86.
Entry added December 7, 2022