Gender Feminine

Meaning & History

Means "royal fortress" from Old English cyne "royal" and burg "fortress". Saint Cyneburga, a daughter of a king of Mercia, was the founder of an abbey at Gloucester in the 7th century.

Related Names

VariantCyneburga
Other Languages & CulturesKinborough(Medieval English)

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Sources & References

  1. Prosopography of Anglo-Saxon England, available from http://www.pase.ac.uk/jsp/index.jsp.

Entry updated February 4, 2020