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Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

Derived from the Old English elements sige "victory" and weard "guard, guardian".

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesSigiward, Siward(Ancient Germanic) Sigurðr(Ancient Scandinavian) Sigurd(Danish) Sieuwerd, Sjoerd(Dutch) Sjoerd(Frisian) Siegward, Sievert(German) Sigurður(Icelandic) Sigurd, Sigurðr(Norse Mythology) Sigurd, Sjurd, Sivert(Norwegian) Sigurd, Sigvard, Sivert(Swedish)

Sources & References

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