Given Name ÆÐELSTAN

GENDER: Masculine

Meaning & History

Derived from the Old English elements æðel "noble" and stan "stone". This was the name of an early king of England. The name was rarely used after the Norman conquest.
VARIANT: Æthelstan
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Aðalsteinn (Ancient Scandinavian), Athelstan (History), Aðalsteinn (Icelandic)
SAME SPELLING: Æthelstan

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