Name Element SNEO

Type Word

Meaning & History

Old High German and Old Saxon word meaning "snow".

Related Items

Other Languages & Culturessnaw(Anglo-Saxon) snaiwaz(Old Germanic) snær(Old Norse)
Given Name DescendantsSchneewittchen, Sneewittchen, Snow White(Literature)

Sources & References

  1. Köbler, Gerhard. Althochdeutsches Wörterbuch, entry snēo, available from https://www.koeblergerhard.de/ahdwbhin.html.
  2. Köbler, Gerhard. Altsächsisches Wörterbuch, entry snêo, available from https://www.koeblergerhard.de/aswbhinw.html.
Entry added June 9, 2023