Name Element LAIBŌ

Type Word & Element

Meaning & History

Germanic word meaning "remainder, remnant, legacy" [1][2].

Related Items

Other Languages & Cultureslaibu(Frankish) leiba(Old High German) leif(Old Norse) leva(Old Saxon)
Given Name DescendantsLeif(Danish) Leifur(Icelandic) Leif, Leiv(Norwegian) Leifr(Old Norse) Leif(Swedish)
Surname DescendantsLeifsson(Icelandic) Leifsson(Swedish)

Sources & References

  1. Kroonen, Guus. Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic. Brill, 2013, page 323.
  2. Orel, Vladimir. A Handbook of Germanic Etymology. Brill, 2003, page 232.
Entry added December 7, 2022