Hengist
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Given Name HENGIST
GENDER: Masculine
Meaning & History
Of Germanic origin, meaning "stallion". Hengist and his brother Horsa were the leaders of the first Germanic settlers in Britain. Hengist established a kingdom in Kent in the 5th century.
Sources and References
  • Ernst Förstemann, Altdeutsches namenbuch (1900), page 813