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Meaning & History

From the Germanic name Leutgard which was derived from the elements leud "people" and gard "enclosure". This was the name of a 13th-century Flemish nun, the patron saint of easy deliveries.
VariantsLutgard German Leutgard, Lutgardis Ancient Germanic

Sources & References

  • Ernst Förstemann, Altdeutsches namenbuch (1900), page 1040
Entry updated December 3, 2014   Contribute