Name Element BÝR

TYPE: Word

Meaning & History

Old Norse word meaning "farm, settlement".

Related Items

OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: by (Swedish)
GIVEN NAME DESCENDANTS: Shelby, Selby (English)
SURNAME DESCENDANTS: Appleby, Selby, Shelby, Willoughby (English), Begbie (Scottish)
PLACE NAME DESCENDANTS: Appleby, Selby, Willoughby (English), Begbie (Scottish)
Entry updated October 20, 2016