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This is a list of submitted names in which the meaning contains the keywords war or battle or army.
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ACHERE m Medieval, Medieval French, Old High German
Proto-Germanic agio "blade" + Old High German heri "host, army".... [more]
ACHILDE f Medieval, Old High German, Medieval French
Proto-Germanic agio "blade" + Old High German hiltja "battle".
ACLEHAR m Medieval French (Rare)
Derived from Proto-Germanic *agio "blade" and Old High German heri "host, army".
ACLEHILDE f Medieval French (Rare)
Derived from Proto-Germanic *agio "blade" and Old High German hiltja "battle".
ADALGUND f Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Old High German gund "war."
ADALHER m Ancient Germanic
Means "noble army", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Old High German hari "army."
ADALHILD f Ancient Germanic
Means "noble battle", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Old Norse hildr "battle."
ÆRINGUNNR f Ancient Scandinavian
Combination of Ancient Scandinavian ǫrn "eagle" and gunnr "battle, fight".
ÆSCHERE m Anglo-Saxon, Anglo-Saxon Mythology
Derived from the Old English elements æsc "ash tree" and here "army". This name occurs in the 8th-century epic poem 'Beowulf' belonging to King Hroðgar's most trusted adviser; Æschere is killed by Grendel's mother in her attack on Heorot after Grendel's death.
ÆÐELGYÐ f Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements æðel "noble" and gyð "war". It is a cognate of ADALGUND. This was the name of an Anglo-Saxon saint (Æthelgyth of Coldingham).
ÆÐELHERE m Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements æðel "noble" and here "army".
ÆÐELHILD f Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements æðel "noble" and hild "battle".
ÆVAR m Icelandic
Modern Icelandic form of Ævarr or Ǣvarr, an Old Norse name in which the first element derived from ǣvi meaning "eternity, time, life" (compare AIVA, from the Gothic cognate); the second element may have been herr "army" or geirr "spear".
AGENILDE f Medieval French
Derived from Old French agin, and thus ultimately from Proto-Germanic *agio "blade", and Old High German hiltja "battle".
AGHADINUNO m Igbo
Means "war is in the house" in Igbo.
AGLAOMACHOS m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective ἀγλαός (aglaos) meaning "splendid, shining, bright" (see AGLAOS) combined with the Greek noun μάχη (mache) meaning "battle".
AGLAOSTRATOS m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective ἀγλαός (aglaos) meaning "splendid, shining, bright" (see AGLAOS) combined with the Greek noun στρατός (stratos) meaning "army".
AGNOSTRATE f Ancient Greek
Comprised of the Greek elements αγνος "pure" and στρατος "army".
AGROTORA f Greek Mythology
This was an epithet of the Greek goddess ARTEMIS, under which title she was regarded as the patron goddess of hunters. Conceivably related to Greek ἄγρᾱ (agra) "hunt, catch" and the name of the Brythonic war goddess AGRONA, from old Celtic agro "battle, carnage".
ÅGUNN f Norwegian
Derived from the Germanic name elements agi "awe, terror" or egg "edge of a weapon" and gunnr "battle, fight".
AIBING m & f Chinese
From Chinese 爱 (ài) meaning "love" combined with 兵 (bīng) meaning "weapon, army" or 冰 (bīng) "ice, iced", along with other character combinations that can form this name.
AILWI m Medieval English
Coalescence of several Old English names: Æðelwig "noble battle", Ealdwig "ancient battle", and ÆLFWIG "elf battle".
AIRARD m Medieval French, Anglo-Norman
Derived from the Germanic elements hari "army" and hard "brave, hardy". (Compare ERHARD.)
AKECHETA m Sioux, Popular Culture
Means "soldier" in Lakota. From the Lakota akíčhita "soldier, army, military, troops, police".... [more]
ALAGUND f Ancient Germanic
The first element of this name is derived from Gothic alls "all" or from Gothic alhs (alah in Old High German) "temple." The second element is derived from Old High German gund "war."
ALAHILD f Ancient Germanic
The first element of this name is derived from Gothic alls "all" or from Gothic alhs (alah in Old High German) "temple." The second element is derived from Old Norse hildr "battle."
ALALA f Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek ἀλαλή (alalē) meaning "war-cry, battle-cry". This onomatopoeic name belonged to the female personification of the war-cry in Greek mythology. She was an attendant of the war god ARES, whose war-cry was her name: Alale alala.
ALAVIV m Ancient Germanic
The first element of this Gothic name is derived from Gothic alls "all" or from Gothic alhs (alah in Old High German) "temple." The etymology of the second element is uncertain; it may be derived from Gothic qvivs "alive, living"... [more]
ALBEGUND f Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German alb (which comes from Old Norse âlfr) "elf" combined with Old High German gund "war."
ALDHILD f Medieval English, Medieval German
Combination of Germanic elements ald meaning "old" and hild meaning "war."
ALEXIMACHOS m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek verb ἀλέξω (alexo) meaning "to defend" as well as "to help" combined with the Greek noun μάχη (mache) meaning "battle".
ALEXISTRATOS m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek verb ἀλέξω (alexo) meaning "to defend" as well as "to help" combined with the Greek noun στρατός (stratos) meaning "army".
ALFGEAT m Medieval English, Medieval German
Combination of Germanic elements alf meaning "elf" and gyð meaning "battle, war."
ALFHERE m Medieval English, Medieval German
Combination of Germanic elements alf "elf" and here "army."
ALKIMACHOS m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective ἀλκίμαχος (alkimachos) meaning "fighting bravely", which consists of the Greek noun ἀλκή (alke) meaning "strength" combined with the Greek noun μάχη (mache) meaning "battle".
ALMARR m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse name from the combination of the name elements ALM "elm" and HER "army." It is the Nordic form of the Old High German name ATHALMAR and a variant form of ÁLMGEIRR.
AMALGUND f Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element amal "work" combined with Old High German gund "war."
AMALHILD f Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element amal "work" combined with Old Norse hildr "battle."
AMPHIMACHOS m Greek Mythology
The first element of this name is derived from Greek ἀμφί (amphi) meaning "on both sides, in all directions, surrounding" as well as "around, about, near". The second element is derived from Greek μαχη (mache) meaning "battle."
ÁNARR m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse anu "ancestor" and herr "army".
ANGAAETAU m Tongan
Means "the ways of war" in Tongan.
ANNAR m Norwegian, Icelandic, Swedish (Rare)
Newer form of Old Norse name Ánarr meaning "ancestor's army". Derived from Old Norse anu "ancestor, father" and herr "army". ... [more]
ANTARA m Arabic (Rare), Bengali (Muslim, Arabized, Rare)
Meaning:- "Brave","Courageous","Fearless"... [more]
ANTIMACHOS m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek adjective ἀντίμαχος (antimachos) meaning "capable of meeting in war", which consists of Greek ἀντί (anti) meaning "against, compared to, like" combined with the Greek noun μάχη (mache) meaning "battle".... [more]
ANUARITE f Central African (Rare)
Of uncertain origin, allegedly meaning "one who laughs at war". This is best known as the name of the Blessed Marie-Clémentine Anuarite Nengapeta (1939-1964), a Congolese nun who was killed at the age of 24 during the Congo Crisis; she was beatified by Pope John Paul II in 1985.
ARABERT m Ancient Germanic
The meaning and origin of the first element in this Germanic name is rather uncertain, and so there are various possibilities to the name's meaning. The most likely possibility is that the first element is derived from Proto-Germanic aran or arna "eagle" (ara in Gothic and arn in Old High German)... [more]
ARAGUND f Ancient Germanic
The meaning and origin of the first element in this Germanic name is rather uncertain, and so there are various possibilities to the name's meaning. The most likely possibility is that the first element is derived from Proto-Germanic aran or arna "eagle" (ara in Gothic and arn in Old High German)... [more]
ARAMUND m Ancient Germanic
The meaning and origin of the first element in this Germanic name is rather uncertain, and so there are various possibilities to the name's meaning. The most likely possibility is that the first element is derived from Proto-Germanic aran or arna "eagle" (ara in Gothic and arn in Old High German)... [more]
ARCHEMACHUS m Greek Mythology
Derived from ἄρχω (árkhō) meaning "to command" and μᾰ́χη (mache) meaning "battle".
ARCHESTRATOS m Ancient Greek
The first element of this name is either derived from Greek αρχος (archos) "master" or from Greek αρχη (arche) "origin, source". The second element is derived from Greek στρατος (stratos) "army."
AREGIS m Ancient Germanic
The meaning and origin of the first element in this Germanic name is rather uncertain, and so there are various possibilities to the name's meaning. The most likely possibility is that the first element is derived from Proto-Germanic aran or arna "eagle" (ara in Gothic and arn in Old High German)... [more]
AREITHOUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Ἀρηΐθοος (Areithoos), which meant "swift in battle" from the name of ARES, the Greek god of war and destruction, which was used to mean "war, battle, discord, slaughter", combined with (θοός) "swift, quick".
ARISTOMACHOS m Ancient Greek
Means "best battle", derived from Greek αριστος (aristos) "best" combined with Greek μαχη (mache) "battle."
ARIWALD m Ancient Germanic
The meaning and origin of the first element in this Germanic name is rather uncertain, and so there are various possibilities to the name's meaning. The most likely possibility is that the first element is derived from Proto-Germanic aran or arna "eagle" (ara in Gothic and arn in Old High German)... [more]
ARMISTA f English (Rare)
From the word, armistice, meaning "an agreement made by opposing sides in a war to stop fighting for a certain time; a truce." See also the name ARMISTICE.
ARNHILDR f Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse ari or arn "eagle" combined with Old Norse hildr "battle".
ARULF m Ancient Germanic
The meaning and origin of the first element in this Germanic name is rather uncertain, and so there are various possibilities to the name's meaning. The most likely possibility is that the first element is derived from Proto-Germanic aran or arna "eagle" (ara in Gothic and arn in Old High German)... [more]
ARZHANG m Persian, Persian Mythology
Possibly derived from Persian جنگ (jang) meaning "war" or رنگ (rang) meaning "colour". This is the name of a character in the Persian epic 'Shahnameh'.
ƏSGƏR m Azerbaijani
Means "soldier" in Azerbaijani, ultimately from Arabic عَسْكَر (ʿaskar) meaning "army, soldiers".
ASKAR m Arabic
Derived from Arabic عسكر (askar) meaning "army, soldiers". In some cases (possibly in non-Arabophone countries), this name may also be a variant of ASGHAR.
ASKERBIY m Circassian
Derived from Arabic عَسْكَر (ʿaskar) meaning "army, soldiers" and the Turkic military title beg meaning "chieftain, master".
ÁSLÆIKR m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse ás ("god") and leikr ("game, sport, battle, warrior").
ÁSVAR m Faroese
Derived from the Germanic name elements áss "god" and herr "army" or a variant of ÁSVARÐUR.
AUDOVERA f Ancient Germanic (Frankish)
From the Germanic elements aud- "war, battle" and vér- "warrior, fighter". This was the name of a wife of Chilperic I.
AUSTAR m Icelandic (Rare)
Derived from Old Norse austr "east" and herr "army".
AUSTRAHILD f Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element austra or austar, which comes from Old High German ôstan "east." The second element is derived from Old Norse hildr "battle."
AUÐGUÐR f Ancient Scandinavian
Ancient Scandinavian feminine name with the combination of auðr "prosperity, fortune, riches" and gunnr "battle, fight".
AUÐHILDR f Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse auðr "fate, fortune" and hildr "battle".
AVELEY f English
English surname, named for the village of Aveley in Essex. The name is Old English, and means “Aelfgyth’s meadow”. The Anglo-Saxon female name Aelfgyth means "elf battle".
AWKAN m Mapuche
From Mapudungun awkan meaning "rebellion, war."
BADB f Irish Mythology, Irish
Means "crow, demon" in early Irish (and may have originally denoted "battle" or "strife"). In Irish myth the Badb was a war goddess who took the form of a crow. She and her sisters, the Morrígan and MACHA, were a trinity of war goddesses known collectively as the Morrígna.
BADE m & f English
Possibly from the traditionally English surname, from the Old English personal name BADA which possibly a short form of various names with the first element being the Old English beadu "battle"... [more]
BADEGISEL m Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element bald "brave, bold" (commonly reduced to bad or baud when Latinized) or possibly Celto-Germanic badu "battle", combined with gisel "hostage" or "pledge" (ge- "co-" + the root of "sell" in the sense of "give"—thus something or someone given in exchange).
BADERIC m Ancient Germanic, History
Means "powerful battle", derived from the Germanic elements badu "battle" and rîcja "powerful, strong, mighty." The second element is also closely related to Celtic rîg or rix and Gothic reiks, which all mean "king, ruler." Baderic was a 6th-century co-king of the Thuringii, a Germanic tribe.
BADHILD f Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element badu "battle" combined with Old Norse hildr "battle."
BADUHENNA f Germanic Mythology
Baduhenna was a minor goddess worshipped in ancient Frisia. According to Tacitus, a sacred grove was dedicated to her near which 900 Roman soldiers were killed in 28 CE. Her name is likely derived from Proto-Germanic *badwa- "battle" and -henna, a name element which appears in the names of matrons, Germanic goddesses widely attested from the 1st to 5th century CE on votive stones and votive altars.
BALDHILD f Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German bald "bold, brave" combined with Old Norse hildr "battle."
BALTAD m Old High German, Medieval, Medieval French
Old High German bald "bold" + Old High German hadu "battle".
BAÐI m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Diminutive of names containing the element bǫð "battle". In Norse mythology this is the name of a Jotunn.
BAVO m Dutch
A name of Germanic origin that has been so strongly abbreviated, that one can no longer tell with certainty what the original form and its meaning is. Some think that it may be a short form of a name containing the Germanic element badu "battle" (like BADERIC), while others think that it is derived from the Germanic element barn "child" via its Middle English form babe... [more]
BEALDGYÐ f Anglo-Saxon
Means "bold battle". From beald "bold" and gyð "battle"
BÉCUMA f Irish Mythology
Means "troubled lady", from Old Irish "woman" and a second element, perhaps chuma, meaning "grief, sorrow, wound". In Irish legend she was a woman who "dwelt in the Land of Promise and had an affair with Gaiar, a son of Manannán mac Lir, the sea-god... [more]
BEKKHILDR f Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Germanic name elements bekkr "bench" and hildr "battle, fight".
BEKOE m Akan
Means "war time" in Akan, typically used for a child born in war.
BERNHAR m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Proto-Germanic beran or bernu "bear" (bero and bern in Old High German) combined with Old High German hari "army."
BERNHER m Old High German
Derived from the Germanic name elements bern "bear" and heri "army".
BERNHILD f German (Rare)
Derived from the Germanic elements bern meaning "bear" and hild meaning "battle."
BERTEGUND f Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German beraht "bright" combined with Old High German gund "war."
BERTHAR m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German beraht "bright" combined with Old High German hari "army."
BETEJE f Albanian
Means "battle" in Albanian.
BILIGUND f Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element bili "gentleness" combined with Old High German gund "war."
BILIHILD f Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element bili "gentleness" combined with Old Norse hildr "battle."
BIRGHILD f Swedish
Swedish name with the combination of BIRGA or other names that start with birg and hildr "battle, fight".
BJÖRNHILD f Swedish (Rare, Archaic)
Derived from the Old Norse name elements bjǫrn "bear" and hildr "battle; fight".
BLICHILD f Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German blich "lightning, glow" or blicchan "to flash, to shine" combined with Old Norse hildr "battle."
BODIE m English
Short form of BODEN.... [more]
BOGHILDUR f Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic combination of bogi "bow" and hildr "battle, fight".
BOJISLAV m Croatian (Rare), Czech (Rare)
Derived from the Slavic elements boji meaning "battle" and slava meaning "glory".
BOJOMIR m Polish
Derived from Slavic boj "battle, fight" combined with Slavic mir "peace", thus the name's meaning is something along the lines of "fighting for peace".
BORGARR m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse borg "castle" and herr "army".
BORIMIR m Bulgarian, Croatian, Serbian
Derived from Slavic bor "battle" combined with Slavic mir "peace". A known bearer of this name is Borimir Perković (b. 1967), a former Croatian soccer player.
BORJAN m Serbian, Croatian, Macedonian
Derived from the Slavic element bor "battle". Notable bearer is Macedonian conductor Borjan Canev (born 1973).
BORWIN m German (Rare)
The name Borwin is formed from the Slavonic name element BOR "fight, battle" and the Germanic name element WIN "friend".... [more]
BOÞE m Ancient Scandinavian
Pet form of names containing the element böð "battle", related to BODDI.
BOÐI m Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic (Rare)
Old Norse pet form of words containing the element böð "battle", related to BODDI.
BǪÐMÓÐR m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Germanic name elements bǫð "battle" and móðr "mind, spirit, courage".
BǪÐVARR m Ancient Scandinavian
From the reconstructed Proto-Norse name Baðuherr, composed of Old Norse bǫð "battle" and herr "army" (or possiby Proto-Norse harjaR "warrior, leader of an army").
BÖÐVILDR f Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse bǫð and hildr, both meaning "battle".
BRANDUBH m Irish Mythology
Means "black raven" in Irish. In Irish legend this was a board game played by the heroes and gods. It was also the name of a king of Leinster (whom the 'Annals of Ulster' say died in 604); he was a good friend of Mongán of the Dál nAraidi but coveted Mongán's wife, Dubh Lacha... [more]
BREDE m Norwegian
From the Medieval Danish word bredje, which means "battle axe". This name is not used much outside Norway. Brede is also a surname in Scandinavia.
BRESSAL m Medieval Irish
Old Irish name derived from Celtic *brestelo-s "strife, war". It was borne by Bressal mac Ailello Thassaig, an early king of the Uí Liatháin, an early kingdom of Munster in southern Ireland.
BRIMAR m Icelandic
Icelandic combination of brim "surf", "surge" and herr "army".
BRIMHILDUR f Icelandic
Combination of the Old Norse name elements brim "surf, surge" and hildr "battle, fight".
BROTHAR m Ancient Germanic
The first element is derived from Old High German prôdi "weakness, decrepitude" or Old High German brôt "bread." The second element is derived from Old High German hari "army." It is also possible that this name comes from (or is related to) Old High German brôdar "brother", which is a possibility that cannot be ruled out.
BUDIVOJ m Czech, Croatian, Serbian
Derived from buditi, "to wake up", and voi, "army".
BURGHAR m Ancient Germanic
The first element of this name is derived from Old High German burg meaning "fortress". Also compare Gothic bairgan (bergan in Old High German) meaning "to keep, to save, to preserve"... [more]
CADAN m Cornish, Welsh
Derived from Welsh and Cornish cad "battle" and possibly Welsh man "place" or Welsh nant "brook, stream". This is also the name of a river in Dyfed, Wales.
CADHOIARN m Medieval, Medieval French, Breton (Archaic), Ancient Welsh
Old Breton, Old Welsh cat "battle" + Old Breton (ho)iarn "iron".
CADWAL m Medieval Welsh, Breton (Rare)
From Old Welsh cad "battle" and gwal "leader". This occurs in Shakespeare's play 'Cymbeline' (1609) as the name of Arviragus while in hiding in Wales.... [more]
CADWALLON m Medieval Welsh
From Old Welsh cad "battle" and gwallon "ruler". (Cf. CADWAL, CADWALADR.)
CADWETHEN m Medieval, Medieval French, Breton (Archaic), Ancient Welsh
Old Breton, Old Welsh cat "battle" + Old Breton (g)uethen "warrior, war".
CADWOBRI m Medieval, Medieval French, Breton (Archaic), Ancient Welsh
Old Breton, Old Welsh cat "battle" + Old Breton uuobri "serious, important".
CADWORED m Medieval, Medieval French, Breton (Archaic), Ancient Welsh
Old Breton, Middle Welsh cat "battle" + Old Breton uuoret, Middle Welsh gwaret "shelter, protection".
CADWY m Welsh Mythology
From Old Welsh cad "battle" combined with the suffix wy. This was borne by the son of GERAINT in Arthurian legend.
CASILDA f Spanish, Galician, Portuguese (Rare), Literature, Theatre
Meaning uncertain. This is the name of the patron saint of Toledo, Spain. It might have an Arabic origin, considering the history - Saint Casilda of Toledo was born a Moorish princess - and perhaps comes from Arabic قصيدة (qaṣīda) meaning "poem"... [more]
CATALDO m Medieval Italian, Sicilian
Of debated origin and meaning. Some scholars argue that Cataldo might be an Italian adoption and adaption of Irish CATHAL and Cathlarm via a corruption into Cathald by way of association with the Germanic element -ald "old"... [more]
CATGUISTL f Medieval Cornish
Derived from Cornish kas "battle" and gostel "hostage".
CATHAIRMAC m English, Irish
Means "son of CATHAIR" from the Gaelic cath "battle", and vir "man", mac from Gaelic meaning "son'.
CATURIX m Gaulish, Celtic Mythology
Derived from Gaulish catu meaning "battle" combined with Gaulish rix meaning "king".... [more]
CATUVELLAUNUS m Brythonic
"The One Who mnos Leads welnā in Battle katu".
CATUVOLCOS m Ancient Celtic
The first element of this name is derived from Celtic catu "battle." The second element is probably derived from Proto-Celtic volkio "to wash, to bathe." It might also refer to the Volcae, a continental Celtic tribe.
ÇERMEN m Karachay-Balkar
Possibly from the Karachay-Balkar чериу (çeriu) meaning "army" and the suffix -мен (-men), ultimately meaning "warrior, warlike".
CHAIRESTRATE f Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek χαίρω (chairo) meaning "to be glad, to rejoice" combined with στρατος (stratos) "army". This was borne by the mother of the philosopher Epicurus.
CHARMANDROS m Ancient Greek
The first element of this name is derived from either the Greek noun χάρμα (charma) meaning "joy, delight" or the related Greek noun χάρμη (charme) meaning "joy of battle, eagerness for combat".... [more]
CHARMOS m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from either the Greek noun χάρμα (charma) meaning "joy, delight" or the related Greek noun χάρμη (charme) meaning "joy of battle, eagerness for combat".
CHERIKBOY m Uzbek
Derived from cherik meaning "army" and boy meaning "rich, wealthy".
CHIAZO m & f Igbo
From CHI (2) and Azo, "battle, struggles".
CHIẾN m Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese 戰 (chiến) meaning "war, fight".
CHLODOWICH m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German hlut ("loud, famous") and wīg ("battle, fight").
CHLOTHILD f Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German hlûd "famous" combined with Old Norse hildr "battle."
CHOCIEBOR m Polish
The first element of this name is derived from Old Church Slavonic xotěti or xŭtěti "to want, to wish, to desire", which is ultimately derived from Proto-Slavic xъtěti "to want, to wish, to desire"... [more]
CSÁT m Hungarian
Etymology uncertain, perhaps from csata meaning "battle".
CUCHOGAIDH m Irish
Means "hound of war"
CUNIHILDA f Ancient Germanic (Gothic), Old High German, Medieval, Medieval German
Gothic kuni "kin, family" + Old High German hiltia "battle".
CUTHHERE m Anglo-Saxon
Means "famous army", derived from Old English cuþ meaning "famous" (see CUTHBERT) combined with Old English here meaning "army".
CWÉNHILD f Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements cwén "woman, wife" and hild "war, battle".
CZĘSTOBOR m Polish
Means "to fight often", derived from Slavic częs(to) "often" combined with Slavic bor "battle" or borit "to fight". Also compare CHESTIBOR.
DAGHILD f Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Derived from Old Norse dagr "day" combined with Old Norse hildr "battle".
DAIPHRON m Greek Mythology
The meaning of the first element of this name is uncertain. It could be derived from the Greek verb δαίω (daio) meaning "to divide" or from the related Greek verb δαίζω (daizo) meaning "to cleave (asunder)"... [more]
DAISENOR m Greek Mythology
The first element of this name is uncertain, as there are several possible etymologies for it. It could be derived from the Greek noun δάϊς (dais) meaning "war, battle", but it could also be derived from the Greek noun δαΐς (dais) meaning "torch" as well as "pinewood"... [more]
DALEBOR m Old Church Slavic, Old Czech, Polish
Slavic masculine name, composed of the name elements dali "far, distant; to move away" and BOR "fight, battle".
DEINOMACHOS m Ancient Greek
Means "terrible battle", derived from Greek δεινός (deinos) "fearful, terrible" combined with Greek μαχη (mache) "battle".
DEINOSTRATOS m Ancient Greek
Means "terrible army", derived from the Greek elements δεινός (deinos) "fearful, terrible" and στρατος (stratos) "army".
DEMOPTOLEMOS m Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek noun δῆμος (demos) meaning "the people" combined with the Epic Greek noun πτόλεμος (ptolemos) meaning "war".
DEUARD m & f English (Rare, ?)
Possibly a version of Edward see http://broom02.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=Richard%20III%20(1699%20play)&item_type=topic... [more]
DITTI f Hungarian
Diminutive form of EDIT, meaning "wealth,fortune" and "war".
DÓLGFINNR m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse name (perhaps originally a byname) derived from the elements dólgr meaning "enemy, fiend, battle" (cognate with Old English dolg "a wound, scar") and finnr "Sámi, Laplander".
DOLGÞRASI m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Derived from dolg ("hostility, battle") and þrasa ("to snort, to boast"). This is the name of a dwarf (also called DOLGÞVARI) in Norse mythology.
DOLGÞVARI m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Derived from dolg ("battle") and þvari ("staff, sword, spear"). This is the name of a dwarf (also called DOLGÞRASI) in Norse mythology.
DOMABOR m Polish
Derived from Slavic dom "house" combined with Slavic bor "battle" or borit "to fight".
DÓMARR m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse dómr meaning "judgement" combined with either Old Norse herr meaning "army" or Old Norse arr meaning "warrior" (both ultimately come from Proto-Norse harja meaning "army" as well as "warrior").... [more]
DOMHERE m Anglo-Saxon
Derived from Old English dom meaning "judgement, law" combined with Old English here meaning "army".... [more]
DÓMHILDR f Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse dómr "judgement", "legal sentence", "fate", "doom" and hildr "battle", "fight".
DOMINILDE f Medieval French
Derived from Latin dominus "lord" and Old High German hiltja "battle".
DRIWETHEN m Medieval Breton
Derived from Old Breton drech "appearance" and (g)uethen "warrior; war".
DUELLONA f Roman Mythology
Older form of BELLONA, derived from Early Latin duellum "war".
DZEGHASCHTE m Circassian
Circassian masculine name meaning "that which scares the army".
DZESHU m Circassian
Circassian masculine name meaning "army knight".
EADHILD f Anglo-Saxon, History
Derived from Old English ead meaning "wealth, fortune" combined with Old English hild meaning "battle". In other words, you could say that this name is the Anglo-Saxon cognate of AUDHILD.... [more]
EALDHERE m Anglo-Saxon
Means "old army". From eald "old" and here "army"
EANHERE m Anglo-Saxon
The meaning of the first element of this name is uncertain. It might possibly be derived from Old English eane meaning "lamb" or the Old English verb eanian meaning "to give birth" (usually of animals), which is etymologically related to the modern English verb to yean... [more]
ÉASTORHILD f Anglo-Saxon
Allegedly from the name of the Germanic fertility goddess Eostre combined with the Old English element hild "battle". It is a cognate of AUSTRAHILD.
EBERGUND f Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German ebur "wild boar" combined with Old High German gund "war."
EBERHILD f Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Old High German element ebur "wild boar" combined with Old Norse hildr "battle". It is a cognate of EOFORHILD.
ECGHERE m Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements ecg "edge (of a sword), blade, corner" and here "army"
EIKAR m Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Icelandic name with the combination of eik "oak" and herr "army".
EIRHILD f Norwegian
Norwegian name with the combination of eir "protection, peace, calm, help" and hildr "battle,fight".
ELDAR m Norwegian, Swedish, Danish (Rare), Icelandic (Rare)
Combination of Old Norse eldr "fire" and herr "army, warrior".
ELGUNN f Norwegian
Norwegian name with the combination of eldr "fire" and gunnr "battle, fight" or combination of Ella and gunnr "battle, fight".
ELÍNGUNNUR f Icelandic (Rare)
Combination of ELÍN and gunnr "battle, fight".
EMNILDA f Medieval Slavic, Medieval German, Medieval Polish
The name is apparently of Germanic origin. The first part of the name is a little difficult to explain, it can go back to the name element IRMIN "whole, universal" or to a name element aman related to amal "work, labour"... [more]
ENGELGÝÐ f Anglo-Saxon
Old English name composed of the Germanic element Angil, the name of a Germanic tribe known in English as the Angles, and Old English gyð "battle".
EPIMACHOS m Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek ἐπί (epi) meaning "upon, on" combined with Greek μαχη (mache) meaning "battle".
ERACHAR m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German êra "honour, respect" combined with Old High German wachar "vigilant." The second element might also be derived from Old High German hari "army."
ERCANHILD f Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German ercan "native, freeborn, honest" combined with Old Norse hildr "battle."
ERMINGUND f Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element ermin "whole, universal" combined with Old High German gund "war."
ERYXIMACHOS m Ancient Greek
The first element of this name is derived from the Greek verb ἐρύκω (eruko) or (eryko) meaning "to keep in, to curb, to hold back, to restrain" (see ERYX)... [more]
EUMACHOS m Ancient Greek
Means "good battle", derived from Greek ευ (eu) "good, well" combined with Greek μαχη (mache) "battle".
EUPOLEMOS m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective εὐπόλεμος (eupolemos) meaning "good at war, successful in war", which consists of Greek εὖ (eu) meaning "good, well" combined with the Greek noun πόλεμος (polemos) meaning "war, battle"... [more]
EURYMACHOS m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek adjective εὐρύς (eurys) meaning "wide, broad" combined with the Greek noun μάχη (mache) meaning "battle".
EURYPTOLEMOS m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective εὐρύς (eurys) meaning "wide, broad" combined with the Epic Greek noun πτόλεμος (ptolemos) meaning "war".
EURYSTRATOS m Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek adjective εὐρύς (eurys) meaning "wide, broad" combined with the Greek noun στρατός (stratos) meaning "army".
EUSTRATIOS m Late Greek
Means "good army", derived from Greek ευ (eu) meaning "good, well" combined with the Greek noun στρατός (stratos) meaning "army".
EVAECHME f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Εὐαίχμη (Euaichme), which was composed of Greek εὐ- (eu-) meaning "good" and αἰχμή (aichme) "point of a spear, battle". In Greek mythology this name was borne by a daughter of Herakles' son Hyllos.
FARAHILD f Ancient Germanic
Derived from Langobardic fara "family, line, kind" or Gothic faran "to travel" combined with Old Norse hildr "battle."
FJALLARR m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Germanic name elements fjall "mountain" and herr "army".
FJÓLAR m Icelandic
Combination of Icelandic fjóla "violet flower" and Old Norse herr "army, warrior". It may be used as a masculine form of FJÓLA.
FLANNCHADH m Irish
Derived from the elements flann "red" and cath "battle"
FOLKGÆIRR m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse name, combination of FOLK "army" and GEIR "spear."
FRAMHILD f Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old Norse framr "forwards" or frami "fame" combined with Old Norse hildr "battle."
FRIDEBAD m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German fridu "peace" combined with badu "battle."
FRIDEGUND f Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German fridu "peace" combined with Old High German gund "war."
FRÍÐHILD f Faroese
Faroese combination of fríðr "beautiful" hildr "battle", "fight".
FRØYGUNNR f Ancient Scandinavian
Combination of Old Norse freyja "lady" and gunnr "battle, fight". The name is found on an 11th century runestone built into a wall in Gamla Stan (Old Town) in Stockholm, Sweden.
FRUMAHER m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German fruma "good, usefulness" combined with Old High German hari "army."
GAUTARR m Norwegian
Derived from the Old Norse elements gaut "of Gautland" and her "army."
GAUTHILDR f Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Germanic name elements gautr "Goth, Geat, from Gautland (= Götaland, Gothia in southern Sweden)" and hildr "battle, fight".
GEBAHILD f Ancient Germanic
Derived from Gothic giban "to give" (geban in Old High German) combined with Old Norse hildr "battle."
GEIRAHǪÐ f Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Derived from geirr ("spear") and hǫð ("battle"). This is the name of a Valkyrie in Norse mythology.
GESTAR m Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Icelandic combination of gestr "guest" and herr "army".
GHAZI m Ottoman Turkish, Arabic
Means "War Champion, Hero, Conqueror" in Arabic.
GINNARR m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from ginna ("to fool, to deceive; to bewitch") and herr ("army").
GISELHER m Ancient Germanic, History
Derived from the Germanic element gisel "hostage" (or "pledge") combined with Old High German hari "army." Giselher was a 5th-century king of Burgundy.
GISELHILD f Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element gisel "hostage" (or "pledge") combined with Old Norse hildr "battle".
GODEHILD f Ancient Germanic
Derived from Gothic guths "god" or Gothic gôds "good" combined with Old Norse hildr "battle."
GODGYÐ f Anglo-Saxon
Old English name derived from the elements god "god" and gyð "battle".
GǪLL f Norse Mythology, Ancient Scandinavian
Means "noise, battle". This is the name of a Valkyrie in Norse mythology.
GONDILIO m Dutch (Surinamese, Rare)
Possibly a combination of a name that contains the Germanic element gund meaning "war" (such as ALDEGONDA and GONZALO) combined with a name that ends in either -dilio or -ilio, such as ODILIO and CECILIO.... [more]
GRADIVUS m Roman Mythology
An epithet of the Roman god MARS meaning "he who marches (into battle)" from Latin gradus "step, pace, gait, stride, walk". 'Mars Gradivus had a temple outside the Porta Capena on the Appian road, and it is said that king NUMA appointed twelve Salii as priests of this god.'
GRETAR m Danish, Norwegian, Swedish
New combination of Gret, name element deriving from the name GRETA and Germanic element hari "army".
GUDE f Low German (Archaic), Medieval Baltic
Low German short form of names that contain either the element god- "god" or guth- (Old High German gund) "war; fight".... [more]
GUERRINO m Italian
Variant of GUERRINO combined with the word guerra "war". It was rather often given to boys born during the First World War (1915-1918). It's very old-fashioned today.
GUETHENCAR m Medieval Breton
From Old Breton (g)uethen "warrior, war" and Old Breton car "friend, kinsman".
GUMERSINDO m Spanish (Rare), Galician, Portuguese (Rare)
Meaning uncertain, but thought to be of Germanic origin. The first element is probably guma meaning "man" (see GUMARICH), but there might also be a chance that it is a corruption of gund meaning "war" (see GUNDISALVUS).... [more]
GUNDAKAR m German (Rare, Archaic)
Formed fron the Germanic name elements gund "fight, war" and wacar "awake, vigilant".
GUNDBERT m German (Rare, Archaic)
A dithematic name formed from the Germanic name elements gund "war" and beraht "bright".
GUNDBURG f Ancient Germanic
The first element of this name is derived from Old High German gund "war." The second element is derived from Gothic bairgan (bergan in Old High German) "to keep, to save, to preserve", or from Old High German burg "fortress."
GUNDEBAD m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German gund "war" combined with badu "battle."
GUNDELAND m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German gund "war" combined with land "land."
GUNDELIND f Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German gund "war" combined with Old High German lind or lindi "soft, tender."
GUNDELOH m German (Rare, Archaic)
A dithematic name formed from Germanic gund "fight, battle" and a second element LOH that is less clear. It can be related to Celtic leuco-, louco- (Irish luach) "bright, white", or it can be a form of the element laic "play".... [more]
GUNDEMAR m Ancient Germanic, History
Means "famous war", derived from Old High German gund "war" combined with Old High German mâri "famous." Gundemar I was a 7th-century king of the Visigoths in Hispania.
GUNDEMUND m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German gund "war" combined with Old High German mund "protection."
GUNDERIC m Ancient Germanic, History
Derived from Old High German gund "war" combined with rîcja "powerful, strong, mighty." The second element is also closely related to Celtic rîg or rix and Gothic reiks, which all mean "king, ruler." Gunderic was a 5th-century king of the Vandals and Alans.
GUNDHARD m Old Swedish, Upper German
Old High German name, combination of GUNN "battle, fight" and HARD "hard, strong."
GUNDLACH m Medieval German
A dithematic name formed from the name elements gund "fight, battle" and laic "play".
GUNDOMAD m Ancient Germanic, History
The first element of this Germanic name comes from Old High German gund "war." The meaning and origin of the second element is rather uncertain: we know that it comes from mâtha but we don't exactly know where mâtha itself comes from... [more]
GUNDRAD m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German gund "war" combined with Old High German rât "counsel."
GUNDTRUD f Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German gund "war" combined with þruþ "strength."
GUNDULF m Ancient Germanic, English
Means "wolf of war", derived from Old High German gund "war" combined with Gothic vulfs "wolf." A bearer of this name was Gundulf of Rochester, who lived in the first half of the Middle Ages.
GUNDWIN m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German gund "war" combined with Old High German wini "friend."
GUNELIE f Norwegian (Rare)
Variant of names starting with the Old Norse element gunnr "battle, fight", such as GUNHILDE and GUNNEL... [more]
GUNLIS f Swedish
Swedish combination of gunnr "battle", "fight" and LISA.
GUNNBIǪRG f Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Germanic name elements gunnr "battle, fight" and borg "stronghold, fortification, castle".
GUNNBIǪRN m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Germanic name elements gunnr "battle, fight" and björn "bear"
GUNNDÍS f Icelandic
Combination of the Old Norse name elements gunnr "battle; fight" and dís "goddess; woman, lady; sister" or dis "wise woman, seeress; woman, virgin".
GUNNFINNA f Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic combination of gunnr "battle", "fight" and finnr "Finn, Sámi".
GUNNFRØÐR m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse combination of gunnr "battle", "fight" and friðr "love, peace".
GUNNGEIR m Icelandic
Icelandic name with the combination of gunnr "battle, fight" and geirr "spear".
GUNNGERÐR f Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Germanic name elements gunnr "battle, fight" and garðr "enclosure", "protection".
GUNNHÆIÐR f Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Germanic name elements gunnr "battle, fight" and heiðr "honour".
GUNNHALLUR m Icelandic
Icelandic combination of gunnr "battle, fight" and hallr "stone, rock".
GUNNKÆLL m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Germanic name elements gunnr "battle, fight" and ketill "helmet".
GUNNLÆIFR m Ancient Scandinavian
From Old Norse elements gunnr meaning "war" and leifr meaning "descendant, heir"..
GUNNLAUG f Ancient Scandinavian, Norwegian, Icelandic
Derived from the Old Norse elements gunnr "battle, fight" and laug "to celebrate marriage, to swear a holy oath".
GUNNLAUGUR m Icelandic
Derived from the Old Norse elements gunnr "battle" and laug "promise" or "vow".
GUNNLǪÐ f Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Combination of gunnr "battle, fight" and löð "invitation". In Norse mythology this is the name of a giantess, who has to guard the mead of her father SUTTUNGR.
GUNNRÚN f Icelandic
Icelandic name with the combination of gunnr "battle, fight" and rún "secret".
GUNNSTÆINN m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Germanic name elements gunnr "battle, fight" and steinn "stone".
GUNNÞÓR m Icelandic
Icelandic combination of gunnr "battle, fight" and þórr "thunder".
GUNNÞÓRUNN f Icelandic
Icelandic name with the combination of gunnr "battle, fight", þórr "thunder" and unnr "wave".
GUNNÞRÚÐR f Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Germanic name elements gunnr "battle, fight" and þrúðr "strength".
GUNNULFR m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse gunnr "battle, fight" and ulfr "wolf."
GUNNVEIG f Norwegian, Icelandic
Norwegian and Icelandic name with the combination of gunnr "battle, fight" and veig "power, strength".
GUNOLF m Swedish (Rare, Archaic)
Swedish form of the Old Norse name Gunnólfr (also found as Gunnúlfr) which was derived from the elements gunnr "war" and úlfr "wolf" (making it a cognate of GUNDULF).
GUNVI f Swedish
Combination of Old Norse name elements gunnr "battle" and vígja "to consecrate, to dedicate to God". This name was coined in the 20th century.
GWENGAD m Welsh (Archaic)
Old Welsh male name, from gwyn "white, fair, blessed" and cad "battle".
HADAR m Swedish
Combination of Old Norse name elements hǫð "battle" and herr "army".
HADARD m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German hadu "battle" combined with Gothic hardus (hart in Old High German) "brave, hardy".
HADEBERT m Ancient Germanic, Dutch
Derived from Old High German hadu "battle" combined with Old High German beraht "bright."
HADEBRAND m Ancient Germanic, Dutch, German
Derived from Old High German hadu "battle" combined with Old Norse brand "sword."
HADEBURG f Ancient Germanic, Dutch, German
The first element of this name is derived from Old High German hadu "battle." The second element is derived from Gothic bairgan (bergan in Old High German) "to keep, to save, to preserve", or from Old High German burg "fortress."
HADEFRID m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German hadu "battle" combined with Old High German fridu "peace."
HADEFUNS m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German hadu "battle" combined with Old High German funs "ready."
HADEGAR m Ancient Germanic
The first element of this name is derived from Old High German hadu "battle." The second element is derived from Gothic gairu (gêr in Old High German) "spear", or from garva (garo in Old High German, and gearu in Anglo-Saxon) "ready, prepared."
HADEGARD f Ancient Germanic
The first element of this name is derived from Old High German hadu "battle." The second element is derived from gardan "to hedge in, to enclose, to fence in" or from Gothic gards "house, garden, (court)yard."
HADEGAST m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German hadu "battle" combined with Gothic gasts (gast in Old High German) "guest, stranger."
HADEGRIM m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German hadu "battle" combined with Old Norse grîma "mask."
HADEMAN m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German hadu "battle" combined with man "man."
HADEMAR m Ancient Germanic, Dutch, German
Derived from Old High German hadu "battle" combined with Old High German mâri "famous."
HADEMUND m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German hadu "battle" combined with Old High German mund "protection."
HADEMUT m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German hadu "battle" combined with Gothic môds (mut in New High German) "mind, spirit."
HADERIC m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German hadu "battle" combined with rîcja "powerful, strong, mighty." The second element is also closely related to Celtic rîg or rix and Gothic reiks, which all mean "king, ruler."
HADEWARD m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German hadu "battle" combined with Old High German wart "guard."
HADEWIG m & f Dutch
Derived from Old High German hadu "battle" combined with Old High German wîg "warrior."
HADEWIN m Ancient Germanic, German
Derived from Old High German hadu "battle" combined with Old High German wini "friend."
HADULF m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German hadu "battle" combined with Gothic vulfs "wolf."
HADUMOD f German (Rare, Archaic)
A dithematic name composed of the Germanic name elements hadu "battle, combat" and muot "mind, spirit".... [more]
HAGNAR m Norwegian (Rare, Archaic)
Norwegian combination of HAGNI and herr "army".
HAISTULF m Ancient Germanic
High German amendment of a Lombard name Aistulf, perhaps from Gmc. *Haifstiz (Gothic haifsts "battle, quarrel", OHG Heist- and Heift- "violence") combined with -ulf "wolf".
HÁLEIKR m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse combination of hǫð "battle" and leikr "game", "play", "sport", "fight".
HALLGUNN f Norwegian, Faroese
Norwegian and Faroese name with the combination of hallr "stone, rock" and gunnr "battle, fight".
HARIASA f Germanic Mythology
Hariasa is a Germanic goddess attested on a (now lost) stone bearing a Latin dedication to her. Her name is likely derived from Proto-Germanic *harja "army; battle". Linguist Siegfried Gutenbrunner reconstructed the form *Hari-ansus "army goddess; war goddess", while Rudolf Simek compares her name to that of the valkyrie HERJA.
HARIB m Arabic
It means "war-wager; evil person". The background comes from Arabic "حرب" meaning war. This name is disliked by Muslims since it has the word ''war'' in it.
HARIBALD m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German hari "army" combined with Old High German bald "bold, brave."
HARIBOD m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German hari "army" combined with Gothic biutan "to offer" or Old High German boto "bid, offer."
HARIBRAND m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German hari "army" combined with Old Norse brand "sword."
HARIBURG f Ancient Germanic
The first element of this name is derived from Old High German hari "army." The second element is derived from Gothic bairgan (bergan in Old High German) "to keep, to save, to preserve", or from Old High German burg "fortress."
HARIGILD m & f Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German hari "army" combined with Gothic gild "sacrifice."
HARIGUND f Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German hari "army" combined with Old High German gund "war."