ANSTHRLD - Norse name ideas from someone who knows

Jodi McMaster jmcmaste at
Fri Aug 21 14:12:10 PDT 1998

Oops.  Wrong list.  My apologies.


Jodi McMaster wrote:
> Subject: Re: (help!) Re: Some Thoughts on Names (fwd)
> Date: Fri, 21 Aug 1998 15:50:18 +0100
> From: Sven Noren <Sven.Noren at Kemi.UU.SE>
> Reply-To: Discussions of SCA Heraldry <SCAHRLDS at LISTSERV.AOL.COM>
> >  ... it'd be nice to
> >have a name that sounds "real" but sounds more like a region than a
> >town. ...  Any suggestions of where to go with some
> >research?
> There is an old norse place-name, "sudrlandi" or something similar
> that means "the southern part of the land", either in Norway or Iceland.
> In Norway there is {O/}stfold and Vestfold on the east and west side of
> the Oslo fiord respectively, so Sudfold could be a reasonable construct.
> The southern part of Gotland is called Sudret, "the south", to this day.
> Just my 16 vre worth,
>         Frithiof the Friendly herald
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