Name Element VALDR

TYPE: Element

Meaning & History

Old Norse element meaning "power, leader, ruler".
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: wald (Ancient Germanic), weald (Anglo-Saxon)
GIVEN NAME DESCENDANTS: Ansovald, Chariovalda, Hariwald, Raginald, Reinald, Reinhold (Ancient Germanic), Ásvaldr, Haraldr, Hróaldr, Hróðvaldr, Ragnvaldr, Þórvaldr (Ancient Scandinavian), Hereweald, Oswald (Anglo-Saxon), Harald, Osvald, Ragnvald, Torvald, Thorvald (Danish), Reinoud, Reinout (Dutch), Harold, Oswald, Reginald, Reynold, Ronald, Ronnette (English), Reino (Finnish), Renaud, Reynaud (French), Harald, Oswald, Reinhold (German), Haraldur (Icelandic), Raghnall (Irish), Ansaldo, Aroldo, Osvaldo, Rinaldo (Italian), Harald, Osvald, Ragnvald, Roald, Torvald, Thorvald (Norwegian), Haroldo, Osvaldo, Reinaldo, Reynaldo, Ronaldo (Portuguese), Raghnall, Ranald, Ronald, Ronalda (Scottish), Ožbalt, Ožbej (Slovene), Haroldo, Osvaldo, Reinaldo, Reynaldo (Spanish), Harald, Osvald, Ragnvald, Torvald, Thorvald (Swedish), Rheinallt (Welsh)
SURNAME DESCENDANTS: Renaud (French), McReynolds (Irish), Airaldi, Ansaldi, Rinaldi (Italian), Haraldsson (Norwegian), McReynolds (Scottish), Ragnvaldsson (Swedish)