Given Name ROSWITHA

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: German
PRONOUNCED: raws-VEE-ta  [details]

Meaning & History

Derived from the Germanic elements hrod "fame" and swinth "strength". This was the name of a 10th-century nun from Saxony who wrote several notable poems and dramas.
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Hrotsuitha (Ancient Germanic)

Categories

poets
Entry updated May 31, 2018