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.
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.
ALEKSI m Finnish, Georgian
Finnish and Georgian form of ALEXIS.
ALOYS m Medieval Occitan
Medieval Occitan form of LOUIS.
ALOYSIUS m English
Latinized form of Aloys, an old Occitan form of LOUIS. This was the name of a 16th-century Italian saint, Aloysius Gonzaga. The name has been in occasional use among Catholics since his time.
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.
ARLOTTO m Medieval Italian
Medieval Italian name, recorded in Latin as Arlotus. It is possibly from Old French herlot meaning "vagabond, tramp".
ATHANASI m Medieval Slavic
Old Slavic form of ATHANASIUS.
BATE m Medieval English
Medieval diminutive of BARTHOLOMEW.
BĚLA f Czech
Derived from the old Slavic word белъ (belu) meaning "white".
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.
BOJAN m Serbian, Croatian, Slovene, Macedonian
Derived from the Slavic element boji meaning "battle". This was the name of a 9th-century Bulgarian saint.
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 Turkic origin.
BORIVOI m Medieval Slavic
Medieval Slavic form of BOŘIVOJ.
BORKO m Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian
Derived from the Slavic element borti meaning "fight, battle".
BORNA m & f Croatian
Derived from the Slavic element borti meaning "fight, battle".
BOYKO m Bulgarian
Originally a diminutive of names containing the Slavic element boji meaning "battle".
BOZHENA f Medieval Slavic
Medieval Slavic form of BOŽENA.
BOZHIDAR m Bulgarian, Macedonian, Medieval Slavic
Bulgarian and Macedonian form of BOŽIDAR.
BOZHO m Medieval Slavic
Medieval Slavic form of BOŽO.
BRATOMIL m Medieval Slavic
Medieval Slavic form of BRATUMIŁ.
BRATOSLAV m Medieval Slavic
Medieval Slavic form of BRATISLAV.
BRONISLAV m Czech, Slovak, Russian, Medieval Slavic
Czech and Russian form of BRONISŁAW.
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.
COL m Medieval English
Medieval short form of NICHOLAS.
CUNMIN m Medieval Breton
Old Breton form of CUIMÍN.
DALIBOR m Czech, Slovak, Croatian, Serbian, Slovene, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic elements dali meaning "distance" and borti meaning "to fight".
DALIMIL m Czech, Slovak
Derived from the Slavic elements dali meaning "distance" and milu meaning "gracious, dear".
DAMIR m Croatian, Serbian, Slovene
Possibly derived from the Slavic elements dan "given" and miru "peace, world". Otherwise, it might be of Turkic origin.
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".
DOMAGOJ m Croatian
Derived from the Slavic elements domu "home" and gojiti "grow, heal, foster, nurture".
DRAGAN m Serbian, Croatian, Slovene, Macedonian, Bulgarian
Derived from the Slavic element dragu meaning "precious".
DRAGO m Croatian, Serbian, Slovene, Bulgarian
Derived from the Slavic element dragu meaning "precious". It is also a short form of other Slavic names beginning with that element.
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.
DUBRAVKA f Croatian, Serbian
Feminine form of DUBRAVKO.
DUBRAVKO m Croatian, Serbian
From the old Slavic word dubrava meaning "oak grove".
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, 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 the 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.
ERIK m Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Estonian, Czech, Slovak, Slovene, Croatian, Hungarian, German, Dutch, English
Scandinavian form of ERIC. This was the name of kings of Sweden, Denmark and Norway. King Erik IX of Sweden (12th century) is the patron saint of that country.
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.
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).
GJORD m Swedish (Rare)
Contracted form of GUÐFRIÐR.
GJURD m Norwegian (Rare)
Contracted form of GUÐFRIÐR.
GOJKO m Serbian, Croatian, Slovene
From Slavic gojiti meaning "grow, heal, foster, nurture".
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, formed of the Old Norse elements viskr "wise" and hórðr "brave, hardy".
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.
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.
INNA f Russian, Ukrainian
Meaning unknown. This was the name of an early Scythian saint and martyr, a male, supposedly a disciple of Saint Andrew.
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.
ISABEL f Spanish, Portuguese, English, French, German, Dutch
Medieval Occitan form of ELIZABETH. It spread throughout Spain, Portugal and France, becoming common among the royalty by the 12th century. It grew popular in England in the 13th century after Isabella of Angoulême married the English king John, and it was subsequently bolstered when Isabella of France married Edward II the following century.... [more]
ISEUT f Medieval English
Medieval form of ISOLDE.
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).
JON (1) m Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Basque
Scandinavian and Basque form of JOHN.
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 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.
LJUBAN m Serbian, Croatian
Serbian and Croatian form of LYUBEN.
LJUBEN m Macedonian
Macedonian form of LYUBEN.
LORENCIO m Medieval Spanish
Archaic Spanish form of Laurentius (see LAURENCE (1)).
LYUBA f Russian, Ukrainian
Diminutive of LYUBOV.
LYUBEN m Bulgarian
Derived from the Slavic element lyuby meaning "love".
LYUBOV f Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian
Derived from the Slavic element lyuby meaning "love".
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).
MACK (2) m Medieval English
Medieval short form of MAGNUS, brought to Britain by Scandinavian settlers.
MAGNUS m Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Late Roman
Late Latin name meaning "great". It was borne by a 7th-century saint who was a missionary in Germany. It became popular in Scandinavia after the time of the 11th-century Norwegian king Magnus I, who was said to have been named after Charlemagne, or Carolus Magnus in Latin (however there was also a Norse name Magni). The name was borne by six subsequent kings of Norway as well as three kings of Sweden. It was imported to Scotland and Ireland during the Middle Ages.
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.
MILA f Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian, Czech, Serbian, Croatian, Macedonian
Originally a diminutive of Slavic names containing the element milu "gracious, dear".
MILADA f Czech, Slovak
Originally a diminutive of Slavic names containing the element milu "gracious, dear". It has become associated with Czech/Slovak mladý "young".
MILAN m Czech, Slovak, Russian, Serbian, Croatian, Slovene, Bulgarian, Macedonian
From the Slavic element milu meaning "gracious, dear", originally a short form of names that began with that element. A city in Italy bears this name, though it originates from a different source.
MILE m Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian
Originally a diminutive of Slavic names containing the element milu "gracious, dear".
MILEVA f Serbian, Macedonian
Originally a diminutive of Slavic names containing the element milu "gracious, dear".
MILITSA f Medieval Slavic
Medieval Slavic form of MILICA.
MILIVOJ m Croatian, Serbian, Slovene, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic elements milu "gracious" and voji "soldier".
MILKA (1) f Serbian, Croatian, Slovene, Macedonian, Bulgarian
Diminutive of Slavic names containing the element milu "gracious, dear".
MILKO m Bulgarian
Diminutive of Slavic names containing the element milu "gracious, dear".
MILODRAG m Medieval Slavic (Hypothetical)
Possible medieval Slavic form of MIODRAG.
MILOGOST m Medieval Slavic
Medieval Slavic form of MIŁOGOST.
MILOJE m Serbian
From the Slavic element milu meaning "gracious, dear", originally a diminutive of names that began with that element.
MILOMIR m Serbian
Derived from the Slavic elements milu meaning "gracious, dear" and miru meaning "peace" or "world".
MILORAD m Serbian, Croatian
Derived from the Slavic elements milu "gracious, dear" and rad "happy, willing".
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".
MIRA (2) f Bulgarian, Macedonian, Slovene, Croatian, Serbian, Polish
Short form of names containing the Slavic element miru meaning "peace" or "world".
MIRAN m Slovene
Derived from the Slavic element miru meaning "peace" or "world".
MIRCHE m Macedonian, Medieval Slavic
Alternate transcription of Macedonian Мирче (see MIRČE).
MIRO m Slovene, Croatian
Short form of MIROSLAV.
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.
MLADEN m Croatian, Serbian, Slovene, Bulgarian, Macedonian
Derived from the Slavic word младъ (mladu) meaning "young".
MOIMIR m Medieval Slavic
Medieval Slavic form of MOJMÍR.
MOLLE f Medieval English
Medieval diminutive of MARY.
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".
MUNDZUK m Medieval Turkic
Old Turkic form of BENDEGÚZ.
MURIEL f English, French, Irish
Medieval English form of a Breton name that was probably related to the Irish name MUIRGEL. The Normans brought it to England from Brittany. 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 Scottish, Medieval English
Medieval English and Scottish form of NICHOLAS. This was the middle name of character in the novel Rob Roy (1817) by Sir 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.
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).
OLIVIER m French, Dutch
French and Dutch form of OLIVER. This is also the French word meaning "olive tree".
ONFROI m Medieval French
Norman French form of HUMPHREY.
ORIANA f Italian, Spanish
Possibly derived from Latin aurum "gold" or from its derivatives, Spanish oro or French or. In medieval legend Oriana was the daughter of a king of England who married the knight Amadis.
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.
RADA f Russian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Serbian
Derived from the Slavic element rad meaning "happy, willing".
RADANA f Czech
Derived from the Slavic element rad meaning "happy, willing".
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.
RANDEL m Medieval English
Medieval diminutive of RANDOLF and other names beginning with the Germanic element rand meaning "rim (of a shield)".
RANKO m Serbian, Croatian
Derived from the Slavic word ранъ (ranu) meaning "early".
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".
RATKO m Croatian, Serbian
Diminutive of names beginning with the Slavic element rati meaning "war, battle".
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, 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.
ROSA (1) f Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Catalan, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, German, English
Generally this can be considered a Latin form of ROSE, though originally it may have come from the unrelated Germanic name ROZA (2). This was the name of a 13th-century saint from Viterbo in Italy. In the English-speaking world it was first used in the 19th century. A famous bearer was civil rights activist Rosa Parks (1913-2005).
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.
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.
SLAVA m & f Russian, Slovene, Croatian
Short form of Slavic names containing the element slava "glory".
SLAVEN m Croatian, Serbian
Derived from Slavic slava meaning "glory".
SLAVITSA f Medieval Slavic (Hypothetical)
Possible medieval Slavic form of SLAVICA.
SLAVKO m Croatian, Serbian, Slovene, Macedonian, Bulgarian (Rare)
Derived from Slavic slava meaning "glory".
SLAVOMIR m Croatian, Serbian, Medieval Slavic
Croatian and Serbian form of SŁAWOMIR.
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".
SVANTE m Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Swedish short form of SVANTEPOLK.
SVATAVA f Czech
Derived from the Slavic element svetu meaning "blessed, holy".
SVETOMIR m Serbian, Bulgarian
Serbian and Bulgarian form of ŚWIĘTOMIERZ.
SVETOPOLK m Medieval Slavic (Hypothetical)
Possible medieval Slavic form of SVYATOPOLK.
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 was the name of a leader of the First Crusade, described by Torquato Tasso in his epic poem Jerusalem Delivered (1580).
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.
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, 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).
VADIMIR m Russian (Rare)
Possibly from the Slavic elements vaditi "accuse" and miru "peace, world".
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.
VELIBOR m Serbian, Croatian
Derived from the Slavic elements veli "great" and borti "battle".
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".
VJEKOSLAV m Croatian
Derived from the Slavic elements vyeku "age" and slava "glory".
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.
VLADAN m Serbian, Czech, Slovak
Short form of Slavic names beginning with the element vladeti meaning "rule".
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 an 11th-century grand prince of Kiev who is venerated as a saint because of his efforts to Christianize his realm (Kievan Rus). It was also borne by the founder of the former Soviet state, Vladimir Ilyich Lenin (1870-1924).
VLADISLAV m Russian, Czech, Slovak, Slovene, Bulgarian, Serbian, Croatian, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic elements vladeti "rule" and slava "glory".
VLASTA f Czech, Slovak, Croatian, Serbian
Short form of names beginning with the Slavic element vlasti "rule, sovereignty" (the descendant word vlast means "homeland" in modern Czech).
VLASTIMIL m Czech, Slovak
Derived from the Slavic elements vlasti "rule, sovereignty" and milu "gracious, dear". In modern Czech vlast means "homeland" (a descendant word of vlasti).
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 the Old English name Wigheard, composed of the elements wig "battle" and heard "brave, hardy".
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.