Ancient Germanic Elements
Old English element meaning "warrior, man"
, possibly originally meaning "bear".
bur Old High German
Old High German word meaning "peasant"
, later acquiring the meaning "farmer"
Old English element meaning "edge (of a sword), blade, corner"
ey Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse element meaning either "island"
(from Proto-Norse *aiwo
) or "good fortune"
(from Proto-Norse *auja