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Meaning & History

Germanic name, derived from the elements ald "old" and gund "war". Saint Algegund (or Aldegundis) was a 7th-century Frankish abbess.
Other Languages & CulturesAldegonda Dutch Alda Limburgish

Sources & References

  • Ernst Förstemann, Altdeutsches namenbuch (1900), page 60
Entry updated December 3, 2014   Contribute