Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Holmsten m. Old Icelandic holmr 'island' + Old Icelandic steinn 'stone', from Proto-Norse ᛊᛏᚨᛁᚾᚨᛉ (stainaz), from Proto-Germanic *stainaz.

Sweden
Latin
1350 Holmsten (gen) SDHK no. 6054
Old Swedish
1383 Holmsten SRA-vol2 p. 1903; 1412 Holmsten (nom) SDHK no. 17923, Holmstene (dat) ibid. no. 17923
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Holmsten". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2018, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2018/1/name/Holmsten.