Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. BAWLD-rik  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Derived from the Old German elements bald "bold, brave" and rih "ruler, king". It was borne by a 7th-century Frankish saint, the founder of the monastery of Montfaucon. The Normans introduced this name to Britain, and it was common in the Middle Ages.

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Other Languages & CulturesBalderich(Germanic)

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Entry updated December 7, 2022