Name Element WIDUZ

Type Word & Element

Meaning & History

Germanic word meaning "tree, wood" [1][2].

Related Items

Other Languages & Cultureswudu(Anglo-Saxon) widu(Frankish) widu(Old Dutch) witu(Old High German) viðr(Old Norse) widu(Old Saxon)
Given Name DescendantsKvido, Quido(Czech) Guy(English) Guy(French) Wide(Frisian) Guido(German) Wido(Germanic) Guido(Italian) Gvidas(Lithuanian)
Surname DescendantsAttwood, Atwood, Wood, Woods(English) Guidi(Italian) Wood, Woods(Scottish)

Sources & References

  1. Kroonen, Guus. Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic. Brill, 2013, page 585.
  2. Orel, Vladimir. A Handbook of Germanic Etymology. Brill, 2003, page 462.
Entry added December 7, 2022