Gender Feminine

Meaning & History

Derived from the Old English elements eald "old" and guð "battle" (a cognate of Old German Aldegund).

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesAldegonda(Dutch) Aldegund, Aldegundis(Germanic) Aldith, Aldus(Medieval English)

People think this name is

classic   mature   formal   upper class   strong   rough   strange   complex   serious  


Sources & References

  1. Prosopography of Anglo-Saxon England, available from
  2. Searle, William George. Onomasticon Anglo-Saxonicum. Cambridge, 1897, page 197.
Entry updated December 7, 2022