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Gender Feminine

Meaning & History

Derived from the Old English elements æðel "noble" and þryð "strength".

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesAudie, Audra, Audrea, Audrey, Dreda(English) Etheldred, Etheldreda, Aldreda(Medieval English)
Same SpellingÆthelthryth

People think this name is

classic   mature   formal   upper class   natural   strong   strange   complex   serious   nerdy  


Sources & References

  1. Prosopography of Anglo-Saxon England, available from http://www.pase.ac.uk/jsp/index.jsp.
  2. Searle, William George. Onomasticon Anglo-Saxonicum. Cambridge, 1897, page 53.
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