Skeggi

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’.

Old Norse Name

Skeggi

Anglicised Name

Skeggi

Ascribed Culture

  • Scandinavian

Collection

Viking Names

Keywords

male_name, personal-name

Further information

References

Gillian Fellows Jensen, Scandinavian Personal Names in Lincolnshire and Yorkshire. Copenhagen: Akademisk Forlag (1968), p. 247.

Kenneth Cameron, A Dictionary of Lincolnshire Place-Names. Nottingham: English Place-Name Society (1998), p. 110.