Medieval French Names

These names were used by medieval French peoples.
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AALISfMedieval French
Old French form of ALICE.
AMÉmMedieval French
Old French form of AIMÉ.
AMÉEfMedieval French
Old French form of AIMÉE.
AMISmMedieval 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.
CATELINEfMedieval French
Medieval French form of KATHERINE.
ENGUERRANDmMedieval 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.
ESTIENNEmMedieval French
Medieval French form of STEPHEN.
EUDESmMedieval 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.
GARNIERmMedieval French
Medieval French form of WERNER.
GEOFFROImMedieval French
Medieval French form of GEOFFREY.
GIDIEmMedieval French
Medieval French form of Aegidius (see GILES).
GOSSEmMedieval French
Old French form of GOZZO.
GUARINmMedieval French
Norman French form of WARIN.
GUISCARDmMedieval French
Norman French form of the Norman name Wischard, formed of the Old Norse elements viskr "wise" and hórðr "brave, hardy".
JEHANmMedieval French
Old French form of Iohannes (see JOHN).
JEHANNEfMedieval French
Old French feminine form of Iohannes (see JOHN).
JOHANNEfFrench, Danish, Norwegian, Medieval French
French, Danish and Norwegian form of Iohanna (see JOANNA).
JOSSEmFrench (Rare), Medieval French
French form of Iudocus (see JOYCE).
ONFROImMedieval French
Norman French form of HUMPHREY.
PIERSmEnglish (British), Medieval French
Medieval form of PETER. This was the name of the main character in the 14th-century poem 'Piers Plowman' by William Langland.
ROLANDmEnglish, French, German, Swedish, Dutch, Hungarian, 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.
ROULmMedieval French, Medieval English
Norman French form of ROLF.
VAUQUELINmMedieval French
Old French form of the Germanic name Walchelin, derived from the element walha meaning "foreign".