PROUÐ PARENTS TO LITTER 'a-b'
march 24, 2021
The people in the Nördic countries did not use surnames, they were only given names and primary patronyms.
The primary patronyms indicated what the name of a person's father was. To create an Old Nörse primary patronym, the suffix -son (= 'son') or -dóttir
(= 'daughter') is added to the genitive förm of the father's name.
old norse for "the lady"
is a goddess associated with love and beauty. She rides a chariot pulled by two cats, is accompanied by the boar 'hildisvini' and possesses a cloak of falcon feathers.