Name Element RĪDANĄ

Type Word & Element

Meaning & History

Germanic word meaning "to ride" [1][2].

Related Items

Other Languages & Culturesridan(Anglo-Saxon) ritan(Old High German) ríða(Old Norse)
Given Name DescendantRyder(English)
Surname DescendantsRider, Ryder(English) Ritter(German)

Sources & References

  1. Kroonen, Guus. Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic. Brill, 2013, page 412.
  2. Orel, Vladimir. A Handbook of Germanic Etymology. Brill, 2003, page 305.
Entry added December 7, 2022