Old English Origin Names

This is a list of names in which the origin is Old English. Old English was the West Germanic language spoken by the Anglo-Saxons who inhabited ancient England.
There are 249 names matching your criteria.

ADAIR   m   English (Rare)
From an English surname which was derived from the given name EDGAR.
ÆBBE   f   Anglo-Saxon
Old English form of EBBA (2)
ÆLFGAR   m   Anglo-Saxon
Old English form of ALGAR
ÆLFGIFU   f   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements ælf "elf" and giefu "gift"... [more]
ÆLFHEAH   m   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements ælf "elf" and heah "high"... [more]
ÆLFRÆD   m   Anglo-Saxon
Old English form of ALFRED
ÆLFRIC   m   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements ælf "elf" and ric "power, rule".
ÆLFÞRYÐ   f   Anglo-Saxon
Old English form of ELFREDA
ÆLRED   m   Anglo-Saxon
Contracted form of ÆÐELRED... [more]
ÆSC   m   Anglo-Saxon
Means "ash tree" in Old English... [more]
ÆÐELFLÆD   f   Anglo-Saxon
Old English form of ELFLEDA
ÆÐELFRIÐ   m   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements æðel "noble" and frið "peace"... [more]
ÆÐELRED   m   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements æðel "noble" and ræd "counsel"... [more]
ÆÐELRIC   m   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements æðel "noble" and ric "power, rule"... [more]
ÆÐELSTAN   m   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements æðel "noble" and stan "stone"... [more]
ÆÐELÞRYÐ   f   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements æðel "noble" and þryð "strength".
ALDEN   m   English
From a surname which was derived from the Old English given name EALDWINE.
ALDITH   f   Medieval English
Medieval form of EALDGYÐ
ALF (2)   m   English
Short form of ALFRED
ALFIE   m   English
Diminutive of ALFRED
ALFRÉD   m   Hungarian
Hungarian form of ALFRED
ALFRED   m   English, French, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Polish, Dutch
Derived from the Old English name Ælfræd, composed of the elements ælf "elf" and ræd "counsel"... [more]
ALFREDA   f   Polish, German, Italian, English
Feminine form of ALFRED
ALFREDAS   m   Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of ALFRED
ALFREDO   m   Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of ALFRED
ALGAR   m   English (Rare)
Means "elf spear" from Old English ælf "elf" and gar "spear"... [more]
ALGER   m   English
From a surname which was derived from the given name ALGAR.
ALPHEGE   m   History
Medieval form of ÆLFHEAH
ALVENA   f   English
Feminine form of ALVIN
ALVIN   m   English
From a medieval form of any of the Old English names ÆLFWINE, ÆÐELWINE or EALDWINE... [more]
ALVINA   f   English
Feminine form of ALVIN
ATHELSTAN   m   History
Modern form of ÆÐELSTAN
AUDIE   f   English
Diminutive of AUDREY
AUDLEY   m   English
From a surname which was taken from a place name meaning "EALDGYÐ's clearing" in Old English.
AUDRA (2)   f   English
Variant of AUDREY, used since the 19th century.
AUDREA   f   English (Rare)
Variant of AUDREY
AUDREY   f   English
Medieval diminutive of ÆÐELÞRYÐ... [more]
AVERILL   m & f   English (Rare)
From a surname which was originally derived from the feminine given name EOFORHILD.
AVERY   m & f   English
From a surname which was itself derived from the Norman French form of the given names ALBERICH or ALFRED.
BEOWULF   m   Anglo-Saxon Mythology
Possibly means "bee wolf" (in effect equal to "bear") from Old English beo "bee" and wulf "wolf"... [more]
CEADDA   m   Anglo-Saxon
Old English form of CHAD
CENHELM   m   Anglo-Saxon
Old English form of KENELM
CENRIC   m   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from Old English cene "bold" and ric "power".
CHAD   m   English
From the Old English name Ceadda which is of unknown meaning, possibly based on Welsh cad "battle"... [more]
CHADWICK   m   English
From a surname which was derived from a place name meaning "dairy farm belonging to CHAD" in Old English.
COLA   m   Anglo-Saxon
Old English byname meaning "charcoal", originally given to a person with dark features.
COLE   m   English
From a surname which was originally derived from the Old English byname COLA.
COLTEN   m   English (Modern)
Variant of COLTON
COLTON   m   English (Modern)
From an English surname which was originally from a place name meaning "COLA's town".
CUTHBERHT   m   Anglo-Saxon
Old English form of CUTHBERT
CUTHBERT   m   English (Rare)
Derived from the Old English elements cuæ "famous" and beorht "bright"... [more]
CYNEBALD   m   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from Old English cyne "royal" and beald "bold".
CYNEBURGA   f   Anglo-Saxon
Means "royal fortress" from Old English cyne "royal" and burg "fortress"... [more]
CYNEFRIÐ   m   Anglo-Saxon
Means "royal peace" from Old English cyne "royal" and frið "peace".
CYNEHEARD   m   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from Old English cyne "royal" and heard "brave, hardy".
CYNEMÆR   m   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from Old English cyne "royal" and mær "famous".
CYNERIC   m   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from Old English cyne "royal" and ric "power".
CYNESIGE   m   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from Old English cyne "royal" and sige "victory".
CYNEWEARD   m   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from Old English cyne "royal" and weard "guard".
DADO (1)   m   Portuguese
Portuguese diminutive of EDUARDO
DARWIN   m   English
From a surname which was derived from the Old English given name Deorwine which meant "dear friend"... [more]
DEORWINE   m   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements deor "dear" and wine "friend".
DITTE   f   Danish
Danish diminutive of EDITH or DOROTHEA
DREDA   f   English (Archaic)
Short form of ETHELDREDA
DU   m   Portuguese
Portuguese diminutive of EDUARDO
DUARTE   m   Portuguese
Portuguese form of EDWARD... [more]
DUDA   m   Portuguese
Portuguese diminutive of EDUARDO
DUDDA   m   Anglo-Saxon
Old English byname possibly meaning "round".
DUDLEY   m   English
From a surname which was originally from a place name meaning "Dudda's clearing" in Old English... [more]
DUDU   m   Portuguese
Portuguese diminutive of EDUARDO
EADBERHT   m   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements ead "rich, blessed" and beorht "bright"... [more]
EADBHÁRD   m   Irish
Irish form of EDWARD
EADBURGA   f   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements ead "rich, blessed" and burg "fortress".
EADGAR   m   Anglo-Saxon
Old English form of EDGAR
EADGYÐ   f   Anglo-Saxon
Old English form of EDITH
EADMUND   m   Anglo-Saxon
Old English form of EDMUND
EADRIC   m   Anglo-Saxon
Old English form of EDRIC
EADWEARD   m   Anglo-Saxon
Old English form of EDWARD
EADWIG   m   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements ead "rich, blessed" and wig "war"... [more]
EADWINE   m   Anglo-Saxon
Old English form of EDWIN
EALDGYÐ   f   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements eald "old" and gyð "battle".
EALDRÆD   m   Anglo-Saxon
From the Old English elements eald "old" and ræd "counsel"... [more]
EALDWINE   m   Anglo-Saxon
From the Old English elements eald "old" and wine "friend"... [more]
ÉAMON   m   Irish
Variant of ÉAMONN... [more]
EAMON   m   Irish
Variant of ÉAMONN
ÉAMONN   m   Irish
Irish form of EDMUND
EASTMUND   m   Anglo-Saxon
Old English form of ESMOND
EBBA (2)   f   English
From the Old English name Æbbe, meaning unknown, perhaps a contracted form of a longer name... [more]
ED   m   English, Dutch
Short form of EDWARD, EDMUND, and other names beginning with Ed.
EDDIE   m & f   English
Diminutive of EDWARD, EDMUND, and other names beginning with Ed.
EDDY   m   English
Diminutive of EDWARD, EDMUND, and other names beginning with Ed.
EDGAR   m   English, French
Derived from the Old English elements ead "rich, blessed" and gar "spear"... [more]
EDGARAS   m   Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of EDGAR
EDGARD   m   French
French form of EDGAR
EDGARDO   m   Spanish
Spanish form of EDGAR
EDI   m   Slovene, Croatian
Slovene diminutive of EDVARD and a Croatian diminutive of EDUARD.
EDIE   f   English
Diminutive of EDITH
EDIT   f   Hungarian, Swedish
Hungarian and Swedish form of EDITH
EDITE   f   Portuguese
Portuguese form of EDITH
ÉDITH   f   French
French form of EDITH
EDITH   f   English, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch
From the Old English name Eadgyð, derived from the elements ead "rich, blessed" and gyð "war"... [more]
EDMAO   m   Limburgish
Limburgish form of EDMUND... [more]
EDMÉ   m   French (Archaic)
Short form of EDMOND
EDMÉE   f   French (Rare)
Feminine form of EDMÉ
EDMOND   m   French
French form of EDMUND... [more]
EDMONDA   f   Italian
Italian feminine form of EDMUND
EDMONDO   m   Italian
Italian form of EDMUND
EDMUND   m   English, German, Polish
Means "rich protector" from Old English ead "rich, blessed" and mund "protector"... [more]
EDMUNDO   m   Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of EDMUND
EDOARDO   m   Italian
Italian form of EDWARD
EDORTA   m   Basque
Basque form of EDWARD
ÉDOUARD   m   French
French form of EDWARD
EDRIC   m   English (Rare)
From Old English ead "rich, blessed" and ric "ruler"... [more]
EDU   m   Portuguese
Portuguese short form of EDUARDO
EDUÁRD   m   Hungarian
Hungarian form of EDWARD
EDUARDA   f   Portuguese
Portuguese feminine form of EDWARD
EDUARDO   m   Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of EDWARD
EDUARDS   m   Latvian
Latvian form of EDWARD
EDVÁRD   m   Hungarian
Hungarian form of EDWARD
EDVIN   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Estonian, Hungarian
Scandinavian, Finnish, Estonian and Hungarian form of EDWIN
EDWARD   m   English, Polish
Means "rich guard", derived from the Old English elements ead "rich, blessed" and weard "guard"... [more]
EDWEENA   f   English (Rare)
Variant of EDWINA
EDWENA   f   English (Rare)
Variant of EDWINA
EDWIN   m   English, Dutch
Means "rich friend" from the Old English elements ead "rich, blessed" and wine "friend"... [more]
EDWINA   f   English
Feminine form of EDWIN
EDWYN   m   English (Rare)
Variant of EDWIN
EDWYNA   f   English (Rare)
Variant of EDWINA
EDYTA   f   Polish
Polish form of EDITH
EDYTHA   f   English (Rare)
Elaborated form of EDYTHE
EDYTHE   f   English
Variant of EDITH
EETU   m   Finnish
Finnish form of EDWARD
EIDEARD   m   Scottish
Scottish form of EDWARD
EKEWAKA   m   Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of EDWARD
ELDRED   m   English
From an English surname which was derived from EALDRÆD.
ELFLEDA   f   English (Archaic)
From the Old English name Æðelflæd which means "noble beauty" from the elements æðel "noble" and flæd "beauty"... [more]
ELFREDA   f   English
From the Old English name Ælfþryð meaning "elf strength" from the element ælf combined with þryð "strength"... [more]
ELFRIDA   f   English (Rare)
Variant of ELFREDA
ELFRIEDA   f   English
Variant of ELFREDA
ELFRIEDE   f   German
German form of ELFREDA
ELRIC   m   Medieval English
Medieval form of either of the Old English names ÆLFRIC or ÆÐELRIC... [more]
ELVIN   m   English
Variant of ALVIN
ELVINA   f   English
Variant of ALVINA
ELVIS   m   English
Meaning unknown... [more]
ELWIN   m   English
Variant of ALVIN
ELWYN   m   English
Variant of ALVIN
EOFORHILD   f   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements eofor "boar" and hild "battle"... [more]
ESMOND   m   English (Rare)
Derived from the Old English elements east "grace" and mund "protection"... [more]
ESMUND   m   English (Rare)
Variant of ESMOND
ETHELDRED   f   Medieval English
Medieval form of ÆÐELÞRYÐ
ETHELRED   m   English (Archaic)
Medieval form of ÆÐELRED... [more]
EVERILD   f   History
Latinized form of EOFORHILD... [more]
EWART   m   English
From an English and Scottish surname which was either based on a Norman form of EDWARD, or else derived from a place name of unknown meaning.
FRED   m   English, Dutch, German, French, Portuguese
Short form of FREDERICK or other names containing the same element... [more]
FREDA   f   English
Short form of names ending in freda or fred, such as WINIFRED or ALFREDA.
FREDDIE   m & f   English
Diminutive of FREDERICK or FREDA
FREDO   m   Italian (Rare)
Short form of FEDERICO, ALFREDO or GOFFREDO
FREIDA   f   English
Variant of FRIEDA
FRIDESWIDE   f   History
Modern form of the Old English name Friðuswiþ, formed of the elements frið "peace" and swiþ "strong"... [more]
FRIEDA   f   German, English
Variant of FRIDA
FRIEDE   f   German
Short form of names containing the element fried, derived from the Germanic element frid meaning "peace".
FRIÐUSWIÞ   f   Anglo-Saxon
Old English form of FRIDESWIDE
GLADWIN   m   English (Rare)
From a surname which was derived from the Old English given name GLÆDWINE.
GLADWYN   m   English (Rare)
Variant of GLADWIN
GLÆDWINE   m   Anglo-Saxon
Old English name derived from the elements glæd "bright" and wine "friend"... [more]
GODIVA   f   Anglo-Saxon (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Old English name Godgyfu meaning "gift of god", from the elements god and gyfu "gift"... [more]
GODRIC   m   Anglo-Saxon
Means "power of god", derived from Old English god combined with ric "power, rule"... [more]
GODWINE   m   Anglo-Saxon
Means "friend of god", derived from Old English god combined with wine "friend"... [more]
GOODWIN   m   English (Rare)
From a surname which was derived from the given name GODWINE.
HEREWARD   m   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements here "army" and weard "guard"... [more]
HUNTER   m & f   English
From an occupational English surname for a hunter, derived from Old English hunta... [more]
KENDRA   f   English
Feminine form of KEN (1) or KENDRICK
KENDRICK   m   English
From a surname which has several different origins... [more]
KENELM   m   English (Rare)
From the Old English name Cenhelm, which was composed of the elements cene "bold, keen" and helm "helmet"... [more]
KENNARD   m   English
From a surname which was derived from the Old English given names CYNEWEARD or CYNEHEARD.
KENRICK   m   English (Rare)
Variant of KENDRICK
KIM (1)   f & m   English
At the present it is usually considered a short form of KIMBERLY, but it in fact predates it as a given name... [more]
KIMBALL   m   English
From a surname which was derived from either the Welsh given name CYNBEL or the Old English given name CYNEBALD.
KIMBERLEE   f   English
Variant of KIMBERLY
KIMBERLEY   f   English
Variant of KIMBERLY
KIMBERLY   f   English
From the name of the city of Kimberley in South Africa, which was named after Lord KIMBERLEY (1826-1902)... [more]
KIMBERLYN   f   English (Rare)
Combination of KIMBERLY and LYNN
KIMBRA   f   English (Rare)
Diminutive of KIMBERLY
KIMMIE   f   English
Diminutive of KIMBERLY or KIM (1)
KIMMY   f   English
Diminutive of KIMBERLY or KIM (1)
KINBOROUGH   f   Medieval English
Medieval form of CYNEBURGA
KINSLEY   f   English (Modern)
From a surname which was derived from the given name CYNESIGE.
KOLE   m   English (Modern)
Variant of COLE
KYM   f   English (Rare)
Variant of KIM (1)
KYNASTON   m   English (Rare)
From an English surname which was originally derived from a place name meaning "CYNEFRIÐ's town" in Old English.
LALO   m   Spanish
Diminutive of EDUARDO
LEOFDÆG   m & f   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English element leof "dear, agreeable, beloved" combined with dæg "day".
LEOFRIC   m   Anglo-Saxon
Means "dear power", derived from the Old English element leof "dear, agreeable, beloved" combined with ric "power".
MAO (2)   m   Limburgish
Short form of EDMAO or REMAO
MILBURGA   f   History
Derived from the Old English elements milde "gentle" and burg "fortress"... [more]
MILDBURG   f   Anglo-Saxon
Old English form of MILBURGA
MILDGYÐ   f   Anglo-Saxon
Old English name derived from the elements milde "gentle" and gyð "battle"... [more]
MILDRED   f   English
From the Old English name Mildþryð meaning "gentle strength", derived from the elements milde "gentle" and þryð "strength"... [more]
MILDÞRYÐ   f   Anglo-Saxon
Old English form of MILDRED
MILLIE   f   English
Diminutive of MILDRED, MILLICENT and other names containing the same sound.
MILLY   f   Swedish, Norwegian, English
Diminutive of EMILIE, MILDRED and other names containing the same sound.
MONET   f & m   Various
From a French surname which was derived from either HAMON or EDMOND... [more]
NED   m   English
Diminutive of EDWARD or EDMUND... [more]
ÖDI   m   Hungarian
Diminutive of ÖDÖN
ÖDÖN   m   Hungarian
Hungarian form of EDMUND
OSWIN   m   English (Rare)
From the Old English elements os "god" and wine "friend"... [more]
OSWINE   m   Anglo-Saxon
Old English form of OSWIN
PÆGA   m   Anglo-Saxon
Old English name of unknown meaning.
PAYTON   f & m   English (Modern)
Variant of PEYTON
PEYTON   m & f   English
From an English surname, originally a place name meaning "PÆGA's town"... [more]
PUCK   m & f   Anglo-Saxon Mythology, Dutch
Meaning unknown, from Old English puca... [more]
SHAD (2)   m   English
Perhaps a variant of CHAD
SUNNGIFU   f   Anglo-Saxon
Old English form of SUNNIVA
SUNNIFA   f   Medieval Scandinavian
Old Norse form of SUNNIVA
SUNNIVA   f   Norwegian
Scandinavian form of the Old English name Sunngifu, which meant "sun gift" from the Old English elements sunne "sun" and giefu "gift"... [more]
SWIÐHUN   m   Anglo-Saxon
Old English form of SWITHIN
SWITHIN   m   History
From the Old English name Swiðhun or Swiþhun, derived from swiþ meaning "strong"... [more]
SWITHUN   m   History
Variant of SWITHIN
SYNNÖVE   f   Swedish
Swedish form of SUNNIVA
SYNNØVE   f   Norwegian
Variant of SUNNIVA
TED   m   English
Short form of EDWARD or THEODORE... [more]
TEDDY   m   English
Diminutive of EDWARD or THEODORE
ÞUNOR   m   Anglo-Saxon Mythology
Anglo-Saxon cognate of Þórr (see THOR).
ULRIC   m   English (Rare)
Originally this was a medieval form of the Old English name Wulfric meaning "wolf power"... [more]
WIGHEARD   m   Anglo-Saxon
Old English form of WYOT
WIGMUND   m   Anglo-Saxon
Old English form of WYMOND
WIGSTAN   m   Anglo-Saxon
Old English form of WYSTAN
WILBURH   f   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements wil "will, desire" and burh "fortress".
WINE   m   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from Old English wine "friend".
WINFRED   m   English
Means "friend of peace" from the Old English elements wine "friend" and frið "peace"... [more]
WINFRIED   m   German
German form of WINFRED
WINFRIÐ   m   Anglo-Saxon
Old English form of WINFRED
WINIFRED   f   Welsh, English
Anglicized form of GWENFREWI, the spelling altered by association with WINFRED... [more]
WINNIE   f   English
Diminutive of WINIFRED... [more]
WINNIFRED   f   Welsh, English
Variant of WINIFRED
WINSLOW   m   English (Rare)
From a surname which was derived from an Old English place name meaning "hill belonging to WINE"... [more]
WINTHROP   m   English
From a surname which was originally taken from a place name meaning "WINE's village" in Old English.
WINTON   m   English
From a surname which was derived from a place name meaning "enclosure belonging to WINE" in Old English.
WULFRIC   m   Anglo-Saxon
Old English form of ULRIC
WYATT   m   English
From an English surname which was derived from the medieval given name WYOT... [more]
WYMOND   m   Medieval English
Medieval form of the Old English name Wigmund, composed of the elements wig "battle" and mund "protector".
WYNNE (2)   m   English (Rare)
From an English surname which was derived from the given name WINE.
WYOT   m   Medieval English
Medieval form of the Old English name Wigheard, composed of the elements wig "battle" and heard "brave, hardy".
WYSTAN   m   English (Rare)
From the Old English name Wigstan, composed of the elements wig "battle" and stan "stone"... [more]
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