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VON SYDOW Swedish, German
von Sydow is a German and Swedish noble family from Pomerania, an area in modern day Poland and Germany. Some members of the family immigrated to Sweden in 1724. The name literary means "from Sydow
A habitational name derived from farmsteads in Rogaland named Vagle, from the Old Norse vagl
meaning a '‘perch’' or '‘roost'’, referring to a high ridge between two lakes.
Ornamental name from Swedish vall
"grassy bank, pasture, grazing ground", or in some cases a habitational name from a place named with this element.
Ornamental name composed of the elements vall
"grassy bank, pasture" and gren
Probably originating near the town of Ribe in Southeast Denmark. It appears as both Warming and Varming.... [more]
WENDT German, Danish
Ethnic name for a Wend, Middle High German wind(e)
. The Wends (also known as Sorbians) once occupied a large area of northeastern Germany (extending as far west as Lüneburg, with an area called Wendland), and many German place names and surnames are of Wendish origin... [more]
Combination of Swedish väst
"west" and the common surname suffix -ling
. A notable bearer is Prince Daniel
(b. 1973), husband of Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden.
Swedish ornamental name composed of the elements Wid-
, an uncertain element, possibly Old Swedish viþr
‘wood’, ‘forest’ or from a place name formed with Old Swedish vid
‘wide’ + man
WIND English, German, Danish
Nickname for a swift runner, from Middle English wind
"wind", Middle High German wint
"wind", also "greyhound".
Ornamental name from vind
"wind", or a habitational name from a place named with this element.
ZELMERLÖW Swedish (Rare)
Rare Swedish surname composed of the name of the family's ancestor Selma Löf
. One bearer is Swedish artist Måns Zelmerlöw (b.1986) who won the Eurovision Song Contest in 2016.
Combination of Swedish säter
"mountain pasture" and berg