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Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Nanne m. Proto-Germanic *nanþ- 'brave, daring', or, more often, a pet form of any name with this as a deuterotheme.

This name was particularly common in Frisian and Low German areas.

1074x1087 Nanzo (nom) UrkStyria 77
Middle Low German
1379x1383 Nanne BbRT p. 336; 1396 Nanne ibid. p. 341
The Netherlands
1291 Nanno (nom) GesOIJ-1 p. 297; 1324 Nannonis (gen) ibid. p. 299; 1330 Nannonis (gen) ibid. p. 299
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Nanne". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2020, no. 1.