Medieval Names

These names were used in medieval times.
gender
usage
Aalis f Medieval French
Old French form of Alice.
Achard m Old Norman
Medieval Norman form of Ekkehard.
Addy 2 m Medieval English
Medieval diminutive of Adam.
Aengus m Medieval Irish
Older form of Aonghus.
Ailín m Medieval Irish
Possibly an Irish form of Alan or Ælfwine.
Aithbhreac f Medieval Scottish
Older form of Oighrig. This name was borne by the 15th-century Scottish poet Aithbhreac Inghean Coirceadal.
Aldith f Medieval English
Middle English form of Ealdgyð.
Aldus m & f Medieval English
Medieval variant of Aldous.
Aleksandru m Medieval Slavic
Old Slavic form of Alexander.
Aloys m Medieval Occitan
Medieval Occitan form of Louis.
Amé m Medieval French
Old French form of Aimé.
Amée f Medieval French
Old French form of Aimée.
Amice f Medieval English
Medieval name derived from Latin amicus meaning "friend". This was a popular name in the Middle Ages, though it has since become uncommon.
Amis m Medieval English, Medieval French
Medieval name, a masculine form of Amice. It appears in the medieval French poem Amis and Amiles, about two friends who make sacrifices for one another.
Ankarl m Old Danish
Old Danish form of Anker.
Arlotto m Medieval Italian
Medieval Italian name, recorded in Latin as Arlotus. It is possibly from Old French herlot meaning "vagabond, tramp".
Arthfael m Medieval Welsh
Medieval Welsh form of Armel.
Athanasi m Medieval Slavic
Old Slavic form of Athanasius.
Bate m Medieval English
Medieval diminutive of Bartholomew.
Berislav m Croatian, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic elements birati "to take, to gather" (in an inflected form) and slava "glory".
Blazh m Medieval Slavic
Medieval Slavic name derived from Slavic blagu meaning "good, blessed, happy".
Bogdan m Polish, Russian, Slovene, Bulgarian, Serbian, Croatian, Macedonian, Romanian, Medieval Slavic
Means "given by God" from the Slavic elements bogu "god" and dan "given".
Bogumil m Medieval Slavic
Medieval Slavic form of Bogumił.
Bogumir m Medieval Slavic
Medieval Slavic form of Bohumír.
Boguslav m Medieval Slavic
Medieval Slavic form of Bogusław.
Borislav m Bulgarian, Serbian, Croatian, Slovene, Russian, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic element borti "battle" combined with slava "glory".
Borisu m Medieval Slavic
Medieval Slavic form of Boris, probably ultimately of Bulgar Turkic origin.
Borivoi m Medieval Slavic
Medieval Slavic form of Bořivoj.
Bozhena f Medieval Slavic
Medieval Slavic form of Božena.
Bozhidar m Bulgarian, Macedonian, Medieval Slavic
Bulgarian form of Božidar, as well as an alternate transcription for Macedonian.
Bozho m Medieval Slavic
Medieval Slavic form of Božo.
Brádach m Medieval Irish
Irish byname, possibly derived from bradach meaning "thieving, roguish, spirited".
Bradán m Medieval Irish
Means "salmon" in Irish. It could also be formed from Irish brad "thief" and a diminutive suffix.
Bratomil m Medieval Slavic
Medieval Slavic form of Bratumił.
Bratoslav m Medieval Slavic
Medieval Slavic form of Bratislav.
Brochfael m Medieval Welsh
From Old Welsh Brochmail, from a Brythonic name *Broccomaglos, derived from Celtic *brokkos "badger" and *maglos "chief". This was the name of a 6th-century king of Powys, also known as Brochwel.
Bronislav m Czech, Slovak, Russian, Medieval Slavic
Czech and Russian form of Bronisław.
Caiside m Medieval Irish
Irish byname meaning "curly haired", from Irish cas "twisted, curly".
Calbhach m Medieval Irish
Means "bald" in Irish.
Cateline f Medieval French
Medieval French form of Katherine.
Chedomir m Macedonian, Medieval Slavic
Alternate transcription of Macedonian Чедомир (see Čedomir).
Chestibor m Medieval Slavic
Medieval Slavic form of Czcibor.
Chestimir m Medieval Slavic
Medieval Slavic form of Čestmír.
Chestirad m Medieval Slavic (Hypothetical)
Possible medieval Slavic form of Ctirad.
Chestislav m Medieval Slavic
Medieval Slavic form of Czesław.
Ciardha m Medieval Irish
Irish byname derived from ciar meaning "black".
Cináed m Medieval Scottish, Old Irish
Possibly from Old Irish cin "respect, esteem, affection" or cinid "be born, come into being" combined with áed "fire", though it might actually be of Pictish origin. This was the name of the first king of the Scots and Picts (9th century). It is often Anglicized as Kenneth. The originally unrelated name Coinneach is sometimes used as the modern Scottish Gaelic form.
Coileán m Medieval Irish
Irish byname meaning "whelp, young dog".
Col m Medieval English
Medieval short form of Nicholas.
Corraidhín m Medieval Irish
Possibly means "little spear" from Irish corra "spear" and a diminutive suffix.
Cuidightheach m Medieval Irish
Irish byname meaning "helpful" (cuidigh means "help").
Cunmin m Medieval Breton
Old Breton form of Cuimín.
Cynbel m Medieval Welsh
Medieval Welsh name of uncertain meaning.
Dalibor m Czech, Slovak, Croatian, Serbian, Slovene, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic elements dali meaning "distance" and borti meaning "to fight".
Daw m Medieval English
Medieval diminutive of David.
Desislav m Bulgarian, Medieval Slavic
Derived from Slavic elements, possibly deseti meaning "ten", combined with slava "glory".
Dicun m Medieval English
Medieval diminutive of Dick 1.
Didacus m Medieval Spanish
Form of Diego found in medieval Latin records.
Diot f Medieval English
Medieval diminutive of Dionysia.
Dmitrei m Medieval Slavic
Old Slavic form of Dmitriy.
Dobrogost m Polish (Rare), Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic elements dobru "good" and gosti "guest".
Dobromil m Czech (Rare), Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic elements dobru "good" and milu "gracious, dear".
Dobroslav m Croatian, Serbian, Czech, Bulgarian, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic elements dobru "good" and slava "glory".
Dragomir m Serbian, Croatian, Romanian, Bulgarian, Slovene, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic element dragu meaning "precious" combined with miru meaning "peace, world".
Dragoslav m Serbian, Croatian, Slovene, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic elements dragu meaning "precious" and slava meaning "glory".
Dragutin m Serbian, Croatian, Slovene, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic element dragu meaning "precious".
Drazhan m Medieval Slavic
Medieval Slavic form of Dražen.
Dubhghall m Medieval Scottish, Medieval Irish
Irish and Scottish Gaelic form of Dougal.
Dye f Medieval English
Medieval short form of Dionysia.
Eda 2 f Medieval English
Medieval diminutive of Edith.
Elena f Italian, Spanish, Romanian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Slovak, Lithuanian, Estonian, Finnish, Russian, Greek, German, English, Medieval Slavic
Form of Helen used in various languages, as well as an alternate transcription of Russian Елена (see Yelena).
Elis m Swedish, Medieval English
Swedish variant of Elias, as well as a medieval English form.
Elric m Medieval English
Middle English form of either of the Old English names Ælfric or Æðelric. Both were rarely used after the Norman Conquest.
Enguerrand m Medieval French
Medieval French form of the Germanic name Engilram, which was composed of the elements angil, the name of a Germanic tribe known in English as the Angles, and hramn "raven". This was the name of several French nobles from Picardy.
Eochaidh m Medieval Irish
From the Old Irish name Eochaid meaning "horseman", derived from ech "horse". This name was borne by many historical and legendary Irish kings.
Ermo m Medieval Italian
Italian diminutive of Erasmus.
Estienne m Medieval French
Medieval French form of Stephen.
Etheldred f Medieval English
Middle English form of Æðelþryð.
Etheldreda f Medieval English
Middle English form of Æðelþryð.
Eudes m Medieval French
Old French form of Audo (see Otto). This was the name of an 8th-century French saint. It was also borne by a 9th-century French king.
Firmin m French, Medieval English
From the Late Latin name Firminus meaning "firm". This was the name of several early saints, notably the 3rd-century bishop Saint Firmin (or Fermin) of Amiens who is especially venerated in Navarre, Spain.
Gallchobhar m Medieval Irish
Derived from Old Irish gall "stranger" and cobar "desiring".
Garnier m Medieval French
Medieval French form of Werner.
Garsea m Medieval Spanish
Meaning unknown, possibly related to the Basque word hartz meaning "bear". This was the name of several medieval kings of Navarre and Leon.
Geoffroi m Medieval French
Medieval French form of Geoffrey.
Georgei m Medieval Slavic
Old Slavic form of George.
Gidie m Medieval French
Medieval French form of Aegidius (see Giles).
Gilla Críst m Medieval Irish
Medeival Irish name meaning "servant of Christ".
Gille Críst m Medieval Scottish
Medieval Scottish form of Gilla Críst.
Glebu m Medieval Slavic
Medieval Slavic form of Gleb.
Gomes m Medieval Portuguese
Medieval Portuguese form of the Visigothic name Goma, derived from the Germanic element guma meaning "man".
Gosse m Medieval French
Old French form of Gozzo.
Gostislav m Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic elements gosti "guest" and slava "glory".
Grigorii m Russian, Medieval Slavic
Alternate transcription of Russian Григорий (see Grigoriy), as well as the usual transcription of the Old Slavic form.
Guarin m Medieval French
Norman French form of Warin.
Guiscard m Medieval French
Norman French form of the Norman name Wischard, from Old Norse vizkr "wise" and the Old French pejorative suffix -ard (from Frankish hard "brave, hardy"). This was the byname of Robert Guiscard, an 11th-century Norman conqueror of Sicily.
Gwenhael m Medieval Breton
Old Breton form of Gwenaël.
Haerviu m Medieval Breton
Breton form of Harvey.
Hamo m Medieval English
Norman form of Haimo. The Normans brought this name to Britain.
Hankin m Medieval English
Diminutive of Hann.
Hann m Medieval English
Medieval English form of Iohannes (see John).
Hawise f Medieval English
English form of a medieval French name appearing in various spellings such as Haueis or Haouys, which were derived from Hadewidis. The name was borne by a number of Norman and Anglo-Norman noblewomen from the 11th to 13th centuries.
Herry m Medieval English
Medieval English form of Henry. Unlike Harry, this form is no longer used.
Hob m Medieval English
Medieval short form of Robert.
Hopcyn m Medieval Welsh
Medieval Welsh diminutive of Hob.
Hopkin m Medieval English
Medieval diminutive of Hob.
Hudde m Medieval English
Medieval diminutive of Hugh or possibly Richard.
Ibb f Medieval English
Medieval diminutive of Isabel.
Iodocus m Medieval Breton (Latinized)
Latinized form of Judoc (see Joyce).
Isabeau f Medieval French, French (Rare), Dutch (Modern)
Medieval French variant of Isabel. A famous bearer of this name was Isabeau of Bavaria (1385-1422), wife of the French king Charles VI.
Iudicael m Medieval Breton
Old Breton form of Judicaël.
Iudocus m Medieval Breton (Latinized)
Latinized form of Judoc (see Joyce).
Jan 3 m Medieval English
Medieval English form of John, derived from the Old French form Jehan.
Jankin m Medieval English
Medieval diminutive of Jan 3.
Jehan m Medieval French
Old French form of Iohannes (see John).
Jehanne f Medieval French
Old French feminine form of Iohannes (see John).
Jocosa f Medieval English
Medieval variant of Joyce, influenced by the Latin word iocosus or jocosus "merry, playful".
Jodocus m Dutch (Archaic), Medieval Breton (Latinized)
Latinized form of Judoc (see Joyce).
Johanne f French, Danish, Norwegian, Medieval French
French, Danish and Norwegian form of Iohanna (see Joanna).
Joscelin m Old Norman
Norman form of Jocelyn.
Josse m French (Rare), Medieval French
French form of Iudocus (see Joyce).
Judd m English, Medieval English
Medieval diminutive of Jordan. Modern use of this name is inspired by the surname that was derived from the medieval name.
Judoc m Breton, Medieval Breton
Breton form of Iudocus (see Joyce).
Judocus m Dutch (Archaic), Medieval Breton (Latinized)
Latinized form of Judoc (see Joyce).
Jurian m Medieval Low German
Medieval Low German form of George.
Kazimir m Russian, Slovene, Croatian, Medieval Slavic
Russian, Slovene and Croatian form of Casimir.
Khubilai m Medieval Mongolian
Mongolian form of Kublai.
Kinborough f Medieval English
Middle English form of Cyneburg.
Krasimir m Bulgarian, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic elements krasa "beauty, adornment" and miru "peace, world".
Kresimir m Medieval Slavic
Medieval Slavic form of Krešimir.
Kyrilu m Medieval Slavic
Medieval Slavic form of Cyril.
Larkin m Medieval English
Medieval diminutive of Laurence 1.
Law m Medieval English
Medieval diminutive of Laurence 1.
Liudevit m Medieval Slavic
Medieval Slavic form of Ľudovít.
Lorencio m Medieval Spanish
Archaic Spanish form of Laurentius (see Laurence 1).
Lyudmil m Bulgarian, Medieval Slavic
Bulgarian masculine form of Ludmila.
Lyudmila f Russian, Bulgarian, Medieval Slavic
Russian and Bulgarian form of Ludmila. This was the name of a character in Aleksandr Pushkin's poem Ruslan and Lyudmila (1820).
Mac Beatha m Medieval Scottish
Scottish Gaelic form of Macbeth.
Mack 2 m Medieval English
Medieval short form of Magnus, brought to Britain by Scandinavian settlers.
Máel Coluim m Medieval Scottish
Medieval Scottish Gaelic form of Malcolm.
Maelgwn m Medieval Welsh
From Old Welsh Mailcun, from a Brythonic name *Maglocunos meaning "chief of hounds", derived from Celtic *maglos "chief" and * "dog, hound" (genitive *kunos). This was the name of several early Welsh rulers, notably Maelgwn Gwynedd, a 6th-century king of Gwynedd.
Máel Ísu m Medieval Scottish
Medieval Scottish Gaelic form of Maoilios.
Malle f Estonian, Medieval English
Estonian diminutive of Maria or Maarja, now used independently. This was also a medieval English diminutive of Mary.
Matty 2 f Medieval English
Medieval diminutive of Martha.
Meggy f Medieval English
Medieval diminutive of Margaret.
Melisende f Medieval French
Old French form of Millicent.
Milivoj m Croatian, Serbian, Slovene, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic elements milu "gracious" and voji "soldier".
Milodrag m Medieval Slavic (Hypothetical)
Possible medieval Slavic form of Miodrag.
Milogost m Medieval Slavic
Medieval Slavic form of Miłogost.
Milosh m Medieval Slavic
Medieval Slavic form of Miloš.
Miloslav m Czech, Slovak, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic elements milu "gracious, dear" and slava "glory".
Mirche m Macedonian, Medieval Slavic
Alternate transcription of Macedonian Мирче (see Mirče).
Miroslav m Czech, Slovak, Russian, Serbian, Croatian, Slovene, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic elements miru "peace, world" and slava "glory". This was the name of a 10th-century king of Croatia who was deposed by one of his nobles after ruling for four years.
Mislav m Croatian, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic element mysli "thought" or moji "my" combined with slava "glory". This was the name of a 9th-century duke of Croatia, also called Mojslav.
Mochán m Medieval Irish
Derived from Irish moch meaning "early" combined with a diminutive suffix.
Moimir m Medieval Slavic
Medieval Slavic form of Mojmír.
Molle f Medieval English
Medieval diminutive of Mary.
Mór 1 f Medieval Irish
Means "great" in Irish. This was a popular medieval Irish name. It was probably given in some cases as an alternative to Máire, which was considered too sacred for general use.
Morris m English, Medieval English
Usual medieval form of Maurice.
Mstislav m Czech (Rare), Russian (Rare), Medieval Slavic
Means "vengeance and glory" from the Slavic elements misti "vengeance" and slava "glory".
Muireadhach m Medieval Irish, Scottish Gaelic
From Old Irish Muiredach meaning "lord, master". This was the name of several legendary and historical kings of Ireland.
Mundzuk m Medieval Turkic
Old Turkic form of Bendegúz.
Murchadh m Medieval Irish, Scottish Gaelic
Means "sea battle", derived from Old Irish muir "sea" and cath "battle". This name was borne by several medieval Irish chieftains and kings. It is Anglicized as Murdo in Scotland.
Muriel f English, French, Irish, Scottish, Medieval Breton (Anglicized)
Anglicized form of Irish Muirgel and Scottish Muireall. A form of this name was also used in Brittany, and it was first introduced to medieval England by Breton settlers in the wake of the Norman Conquest. In the modern era it was popularized by a character from Dinah Craik's novel John Halifax, Gentleman (1856).
Nascimbene m Medieval Italian
Medieval Italian name meaning "born well".
Nicol 1 m Medieval English, Scottish
Medieval English and Scottish form of Nicholas. This was the middle name of a character in the novel Rob Roy (1817) by Walter Scott.
Nikola 1 m Serbian, Croatian, Slovene, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Czech, Basque, Medieval Slavic
Form of Nicholas in several languages. Note, in Czech this is also a feminine name (see Nikola 2).
Ninoslav m Serbian, Croatian, Medieval Slavic
From a Slavic element, possibly nyni "now", combined with slava "glory".
Noll m Medieval English
Medieval diminutive of Oliver.
Nuallán m Medieval Irish
Irish byname derived from nuall meaning "famous, loud" combined with a diminutive suffix.
Nuño m Medieval Spanish
Spanish form of Nuno.
Nuno m Portuguese, Medieval Portuguese
Medieval Portuguese and Spanish name, possibly from Latin nonus "ninth" or nunnus "grandfather". Saint Nuno was a 14th-century Portuguese general who defeated a Castilian invasion.
Ode m Medieval English
Medieval English form of Odo (see Otto).
Oliga f Medieval Slavic
Medieval Slavic form of Olga.
Onfroi m Medieval French
Norman French form of Humphrey.
Pate m Medieval English
Medieval diminutive of Patrick.
Petruccio m Medieval Italian
Medieval diminutive of Pietro.
Piers m English (British), Medieval French
Medieval form of Peter. This is the name of the main character in the 14th-century poem Piers Plowman by William Langland.
Premislav m Medieval Slavic (Hypothetical)
Possible medieval Slavic form of Przemysław.
Premysl m Medieval Slavic (Hypothetical)
Possible medieval Slavic form of Přemysl.
Pridbjørn m Old Danish
Old Danish form of Preben.
Pridbor m Medieval Slavic
Earlier Slavic form of Preben.
Radomil m Czech, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic elements rad "happy, willing" and milu "gracious, dear".
Radomir m Serbian, Bulgarian, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic element rad "happy, willing" combined with meru "great, famous" or miru "peace, world".
Radovan m Slovak, Czech, Serbian, Croatian, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic element rad "happy, willing" combined with another element of unknown meaning.
Ragnailt f Medieval Irish
Medieval Irish form of Ragnhild.
Ragnall m Medieval Irish
Medieval Irish form of Ragnvaldr.
Randel m Medieval English
Medieval diminutive of Randolf and other names beginning with the Germanic element rand meaning "rim (of a shield)".
Ranulf m Medieval English
Medieval English form of the Old Norse name Randúlfr, a cognate of Randolf. Scandinavian settlers and invaders introduced this name to northern England and Scotland.
Ratimir m Croatian, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic elements rati meaning "war, battle" and miru meaning "peace, world".
Ratislav m Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic elements rati meaning "war, battle" and slava meaning "glory".
Rémann m Medieval Irish
Medieval Irish form of Raymond.
Rohese f Medieval English
Norman French form of Hrodohaidis.
Rohesia f Medieval English (Latinized)
Latinized form of the medieval name Rohese (see Rose).
Roland m English, French, German, Swedish, Dutch, Hungarian, Polish, Georgian, Medieval French
From the Germanic elements hrod meaning "fame" and landa meaning "land", though some theories hold that the second element was originally nand meaning "brave". Roland was a semi-legendary French hero whose story is told in the medieval epic La Chanson de Roland, in which he is a nephew of Charlemagne killed in battle with the Saracens. The Normans introduced this name to England.
Rostislav m Russian, Czech, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic elements rasti "growth" and slava "glory".
Roul m Medieval French, Medieval English
Norman French form of Rolf.
Royse f Medieval English
Medieval variant of Rose.
Ruadh m Medieval Irish, Medieval Scottish
Irish and Scottish Gaelic byname meaning "red", often a nickname for one with red hair. This was the nickname of the Scottish outlaw Raibeart Ruadh MacGregor (1671-1734), known as Rob Roy in English.
Samo m Slovene, Medieval Slavic
Meaning uncertain. This was the name of a 7th-century ruler of the Slavs, who established a kingdom including parts of modern Slovenia, Austria, Slovakia, and the Czech Republic. He was possibly of Frankish origin.
Sans m Medieval Spanish
Old variant of Sancho.
Sence f Medieval Spanish
Old variant of Sancha.
Sens f Medieval Spanish
Old variant of Sancha.
Sítheach m Medieval Irish
Means "peaceful" or "fairy-like" in Irish, from Old Irish síd. Alternatively, it could be from sídach "wolf".
Slavitsa f Medieval Slavic (Hypothetical)
Possible medieval Slavic form of Slavica.
Slavomir m Croatian, Serbian, Medieval Slavic
Croatian and Serbian form of Sławomir.
Sluaghadhán m Medieval Irish
Derived from Irish sluaghadh meaning "raid, mobilization" and a diminutive suffix.
Sobeslav m Medieval Slavic
Medieval Slavic form of Sobiesław.
Stace m & f Medieval English, English
Medieval short form of Eustace. As a modern name it is typically a short form of Stacy.
Stanimir m Bulgarian, Serbian, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic elements stani "stand, become" and miru "peace, world".
Stanislav m Czech, Slovak, Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian, Slovene, Serbian, Croatian, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic elements stani meaning "stand, become" combined with slava meaning "glory".
Sture m Swedish, Medieval Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse stura meaning "to be contrary". This was the name of three viceroys of Sweden.
Suero m Medieval Spanish
Medieval Spanish form of Suerius, probably a Latinized form of a Germanic name composed of an unknown first element combined with hari "army".
Svetopolk m Medieval Slavic (Hypothetical)
Possible medieval Slavic form of Svatopluk.
Taki m Old Danish
Old Danish form of Tage.
Tancred m Old Norman
Norman form of a Germanic name meaning "thought and counsel", derived from the elements thank "thought" and rad "counsel". This name was common among the medieval Norman nobility of southern Italy. It was borne by a leader of the First Crusade, described by Torquato Tasso in his epic poem Jerusalem Delivered (1580).
Tangwystl f Medieval Welsh
From Welsh tanc "peace" and gwystl "hostage, pledge". This name was borne by a mistress of the 13th-century Welsh ruler Llywelyn the Great.
Temüjin m Medieval Mongolian
Mongolian form of Temujin.
Temür m Medieval Turkic
Old Turkic form of Timur.
Tenney m Medieval English
Medieval diminutive of Denis.
Tielo m Medieval German
Earlier form of Tilo.
Tighearnach m Medieval Irish
From Old Irish Tigernach, derived from tigerna meaning "lord". This was the name of an Irish saint, the founder of the monastery at Clones in the 6th century. According to some tales of his life, he was taken by British pirates to the monastery of Rosnat in his youth, but he escaped and returned to Ireland.
Tighearnán m Medieval Irish
From Old Irish Tigernán meaning "little lord", from tigerna "lord" combined with a diminutive suffix. It was borne by a 6th-century saint who founded a monastery at Errew. It was also the name of a 12th-century king of Breifne.
Tikhomir m Medieval Slavic
Medieval Slavic form of Tihomir.
Tomila f Medieval Slavic
From the Slavic element tomiti meaning "torture".
Tomislav m Croatian, Serbian, Slovene, Macedonian, Bulgarian, Medieval Slavic
Probably derived from the Slavic element tomiti meaning "torture" combined with slava meaning "glory". This was the name of the first king of Croatia (10th century).
Trahaearn m Medieval Welsh
Means "very much like iron", derived from Welsh tra "very, over" prefixed to haearn "iron". This name was borne by an 11th-century king of Gwynedd.
Treasach m Medieval Irish
From Old Irish Tressach meaning "warlike, fierce".
Uaithne m Medieval Irish
Possibly from Old Irish úaine meaning "green". Alternatively, it may come from the name of the Irish tribe the Uaithni.
Úna f Irish, Medieval Irish
Probably derived from Old Irish úan meaning "lamb". This was a common name in medieval Ireland.
Vasilii m Medieval Slavic
Old Slavic form of Basil 1.
Vauquelin m Medieval French
Old French form of the Germanic name Walchelin, derived from the element walha meaning "foreign".
Vecheslav m Medieval Slavic
Medieval Slavic form of Václav.
Velasco m Medieval Spanish
Medieval Spanish form of Vasco.
Velimir m Croatian, Serbian, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic elements veli "great" and miru "peace, world".
Vitilsav m Medieval Slavic
Medieval Slavic form of Vítězslav.
Vitomir m Croatian, Serbian, Slovene, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic elements vit "master, lord" and miru "peace, world".
Vlad m Romanian, Russian, Medieval Slavic
Old short form of Vladislav and other Slavic names beginning with the element vladeti meaning "rule". Vlad Dracula, a 15th-century prince of Wallachia, was Bram Stoker's inspiration for the name of his vampire, Count Dracula.
Vladimeru m Medieval Slavic
Church Slavic form of Vladimir.
Vladimir m Russian, Serbian, Croatian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Slovene, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic element vladeti "rule" combined with meru "great, famous". The second element has also been associated with miru meaning "peace, world". This was the name of a 9th-century ruler of Bulgaria. It was also borne by an 11th-century grand prince of Kiev, Vladimir the Great, who is venerated as a saint because of his efforts to Christianize his realm. Other notable bearers include the revolutionary and first leader of the Soviet state Vladimir Ilyich Lenin (1870-1924), and the Russian president and prime minister Vladimir Putin (1952-).
Vladislav m Russian, Czech, Slovak, Slovene, Bulgarian, Serbian, Croatian, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic elements vladeti "rule" and slava "glory".
Vlastimir m Serbian, Macedonian, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic elements vlasti meaning "rule, sovereignty" and miru meaning "peace, world".
Vlastislav m Czech, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic elements vlasti meaning "rule, sovereignty" and slava meaning "glory". In modern Czech vlast means "homeland" (a descendant word of vlasti).
Voislav m Medieval Slavic
Medieval Slavic form of Vojislav.
Voitsekh m Medieval Slavic
Medieval Slavic form of Wojciech.
Volodimeru m Medieval Slavic
Old East Slavic form of Vladimir.
Volodislavu m Medieval Slavic
Old East Slavic form of Vladislav.
Vratislav m Czech, Slovak, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic elements vratiti "to return" and slava "glory". This was the name of two dukes of Bohemia. The city of Wrocław in Poland is named after the first.
Vsevolod m Russian, Ukrainian, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic elements visi "all" and vladeti "rule". This was the name of an 11th-century grand prince of Kiev.
Wenceslaus m Medieval Czech (Latinized), History
Medieval Latinized form of Veceslav (see Václav). The spelling may have been influenced by the Czech word věnec meaning "wreath, crown".
Wilkin m Medieval English
Medieval diminutive of William.
Wilky m Medieval English
Medieval diminutive of William.
Wilmot m & f Medieval English
Medieval diminutive and feminine form of William.
Wischard m Old Norman
Norman form of Guiscard.
Wybert m Medieval English
Middle English form of the Old English name Wigberht, composed of the elements wig "battle" and beorht "bright".
Wymond m Medieval English
Middle English form of the Old English name Wigmund, composed of the elements wig "battle" and mund "protector".
Wyot m Medieval English
Middle English form of Wigheard.
Ximeno m Medieval Spanish
Medieval Spanish or Basque name of uncertain meaning. It is possibly a form of Simon 1, though it may in fact derive from Basque seme meaning "son".
Yarognev m Medieval Slavic
Medieval Slavic form of Jarogniew.
Yaromil m Medieval Slavic (Hypothetical)
Possible medieval Slavic form of Jarmil.
Yaromir m Medieval Slavic
Medieval Slavic form of Jaromír.
Yaropolk m Medieval Slavic, Russian (Rare)
Derived from the Slavic elements yaru meaning "fierce, energetic" and pulku meaning "people, host". This name was borne by two rulers of Kievan Rus, in the 10th and 12th centuries.
Yaroslav m Russian, Ukrainian, Medieval Slavic
Means "fierce and glorious", derived from the Slavic elements yaru meaning "fierce, energetic" and slava meaning "glory". Yaroslav the Wise was an 11th-century grand prince of Kiev who expanded Kievan Rus to its greatest extent.
Yaroslava f Russian, Ukrainian, Medieval Slavic
Russian and Ukrainian feminine form of Yaroslav.
Yrian m Medieval Scandinavian
Medieval Scandinavian form of Jurian.
Zbignev m Medieval Slavic
Medieval Slavic form of Zbigniew.
Zhelimir m Medieval Slavic (Hypothetical)
Possible medieval Slavic form of Želimir.
Zuan m Medieval Italian
Medieval Venetian form of John.
Zvonimir m Croatian, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic elements zvonu "sound, chime" and miru "peace, world".