Given Name GODELIVA

GENDER: Feminine

Meaning & History

Feminine form of GOTELEIB. This was the name of an 11th-century Flemish saint who was murdered on her husband's orders.
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Godelieve, Lieve (Dutch)

Sources & References

  • Ernst Förstemann, Altdeutsches namenbuch (1900), page 683

Categories

love, saints
Entry added December 3, 2009