Ver

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse vér, which had both the meanings of "fighter" and "priest," assimilated from Proto-Germanic *wīhaz (holy) and *wiganą (to battle).[1][2]

Proper noun[edit]

Ver m

  1. a male given name

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

A son's patronymic name
Versson
Son of Ver.
A daughter's patronymic name
Versdóttir
Daughter of Ver.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. ^ Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)