Gender Feminine

Meaning & History

From the Germanic name Leutgard, which was derived from the elements leud "people" and gard "enclosure". This was the name of a 13th-century Flemish nun, the patron saint of easy deliveries.

Related Names

VariantsLutgard(German) Leutgard, Lutgardis(Ancient Germanic)
Other Languages & CulturesLutgarde, Lutgardis(Flemish)

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Sources & References

  1. Förstemann, Ernst. Altdeutsches Namenbuch. Bonn, 1900, page 1040.

Entry updated February 4, 2020