Name Element HRABNAZ

Type Word & Element

Meaning & History

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

Related Items

Other Languages & Cultureshræfn(Anglo-Saxon) hram(Frankish) hraban, hram(Old High German) hrafn(Old Norse) hram(Old Saxon)
Given Name DescendantsRaven, Ravenna(English) Roan, Ronne(Frisian) Hraban, Raban(Germanic) Hrafn, Hrefna(Icelandic) Hrafn, Hrefna(Old Norse)
Surname DescendantsRavn(Danish) Rapp(German)

Sources & References

  1. Kroonen, Guus. Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic. Brill, 2013, page 240.
  2. Orel, Vladimir. A Handbook of Germanic Etymology. Brill, 2003, page 182.
Entry added December 7, 2022