Group A runes were most common in Viking Age Denmark
Old Norse Skeggi (m.)
The male name Skeggi is sporadically recorded across Scandinavia and Iceland in the Viking Age and later. It forms the first element of Skegness in Lincolnshire, with Old Norse nes ‘headland’. The name possibly derives from the Old Norse word Skegg, meaning ‘beard’.
Old Norse Name
Features in Saga
“The saga of Gisli Sursson.’ Gíslis saga Súrssonar. Vestfirðinga sögur. Eds. Björn K. Þórólfsson and Guðni Jónsson. Íslenzk Fornrit, Vol. 6. Reykjavík: : Hið Isleznka Fornritafélag, 1943.) Chapter 2-3,7-8, and 10.
Gisli Sursson’s Saga and the Saga of the People of Eyri. Trans. Martin Regal and Judy Quinn. London: Penguin Classics, 2004.)
‘The saga of the people of the Laxa-dale.’ Laxdœla saga. Eds. Einar Ólafur Sveinsson. Islenzk Fornrit, Vol. 5. (Reykjavík: Hið Isleznka Fornritafélag, 1934.) Chapter 6-7, 40-41, and 78.
Laxdæla saga. Trans. Magnus Magnusson and Hermann Pálsson. (London: Penguin Books, 1969.)