Name Element WELÞJAZ

Type Word

Meaning & History

Germanic word meaning "wild, untamed, uncontrolled" [1][2].

Related Items

Other Languages & Cultureswilde(Anglo-Saxon) wildi(Old High German) villr(Old Norse)
Given Name DescendantsWilder(English) Vilde(Swedish)
Surname DescendantsWild, Wilder(English) Wild, Wilder(German)

Sources & References

  1. Kroonen, Guus. Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic. Brill, 2013, page 579.
  2. Orel, Vladimir. A Handbook of Germanic Etymology. Brill, 2003, page 454.
Entry added December 7, 2022