Ancient Germanic Submitted Names

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ADALAfAncient Germanic, Hebrew, Arabic
As an ancient Germanic name, this name is derived from the Germanic element adal meaning "noble", which thus makes this name a cognate or variant of Adela.... [more]
ADALBALDmAncient Germanic
Derived from Old High German adal "noble" and Old High German bald "bold, brave."
ADALBODmAncient Germanic
Old High German name derived from the elements adal "noble" and boto "bid, offer".
ADALBRANDmAncient Germanic
Means "noble sword", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Old Norse brand "sword".
ADALBURGfAncient Germanic
The first element of this Germanic name is derived from Old High German adal "noble." 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."
ADALDAGmAncient Germanic
Means "noble day", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with daga "day."
ADALELMmAncient Germanic
Variant of Adalhelm. This name was borne by a count of Troyes from the 9th century AD.
ADALFRIDmAncient Germanic
Means "noble peace", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Old High German fridu "peace".
ADALGARmAncient Germanic
The first element of this Germanic name is derived from Old High German adal "noble". 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."
ADALGARDfAncient Germanic
The first element of this name is derived from Old High German adal "noble." The second element is derived from gardan "to hedge in, to enclose, to fence in" or from Gothic gards "house, garden, (court)yard."
ADALGERNmAncient Germanic
Derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Gothic gairns "eager, desiring."
ADALGILDfAncient Germanic
Means "noble sacrifice", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Gothic gild "sacrifice."
ADALGISmAncient Germanic
The first element of this Germanic name comes from Old High German adal "noble." The meaning and origin of the second element is rather uncertain: we know that it comes from gis (the original form was possibly gîs), but we don't exactly know where gis itself comes from... [more]
ADALGISELmAncient Germanic
Derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with gisel "hostage" or "pledge."
ADALGODmAncient Germanic
Derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Gothic guths "god" or Gothic gôds "good."
ADALGRIMmAncient Germanic
Means "noble mask", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Old Norse grîma "mask."
ADALGUNDfAncient Germanic
Derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Old High German gund "war."
ADALHAIDfOld High German
Old High German name with the combination of adal "noble" and heit "kind, sort, appearance".
ADALHAIDISfAncient Germanic
From the Proto-Germanic words *aþala-, meaning "noble" and *haiþjō-, meaning "heath(land), heather"1 or *haidu-, meaning "appearance; kind" (compare German Adel "nobility", edel "noble", nominalizing suffix -heit "-hood"), hence "of noble character or rank, of nobility".
ADALHELMmAncient Germanic
Means "noble protection", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Old High German helm "helmet, protection".
ADALHERmAncient Germanic
Means "noble army", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Old High German hari "army."
ADALHILDfAncient Germanic
Means "noble battle", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Old Norse hildr "battle."
ADALINDfAncient Germanic
Composed from the Germanic elements ADAL "noble" and LIND "linden tree, lime; shield (made of lime wood); gentle, soft".... [more]
ADALINDAfOld High German
Derived from the Germanic elements adal "noble" and lind "linden tree, lime; shield (made of lime wood); gentle, soft".
ADALLANDmAncient Germanic
Means "noble land", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with land "land."
ADALMANmAncient Germanic
Means "noble man", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with man "man."
ADALMARmAncient Germanic
Means "noble and famous", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Old High German mâri "famous." Also, see Elmer.
ADALMUNDmAncient Germanic
Means "noble protection", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Old High German mund "protection."
ADALMUTfAncient Germanic
Means "noble mind", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Gothic môds (mut in New High German) "mind, spirit."
ADALOALDmAncient Germanic
Variant of Adalwald. Adaloald was the name of a 7th-century king of the Lombards.
ADALRADmAncient Germanic
Means "noble counsel", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Old High German rât "counsel."
ADALRAMmAncient Germanic
Means "noble raven", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with hraban or hramn "raven."
ADALRICmAncient Germanic
Means "noble power", derived from Old High German adal "noble" 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."
ADALSINDfAncient Germanic
Means "noble path", derived from Old High German adal "noble" and Gothic sinths "way, path."
ADALSTEINmAncient Germanic
Ancient Germanic form of Aethelstan.
ADALSWINDfAncient Germanic
Means "noble strength", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Gothic svinths (swind in Old High German) "strength."
ADALTRUDfAncient Germanic
Means "noble strength", derived from Old High German adal "noble" and þruþ "strength."
ADALWALDmAncient Germanic
Derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Gothic valdan "to reign."
ADALWARDmAncient Germanic
Means "noble guard", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Old High German wart "guard."
ADALWIGmAncient Germanic
Means "noble warrior", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Old High German wîg "warrior."
ADALWULFmAncient Germanic
Means "noble wolf", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Gothic vulfs "wolf." See also Adolf.
ADELELMUSmAncient Germanic (Latinized)
Variant of Adelhelmus, which is the latinized form of Adelhelm. Also compare Adalhelmus. This name was borne by two saints, namely Adelelmus of Burgos (died around 1100 AD) and Adelelmus of Flanders (died in 1152 AD).
ADELMANNmOld High German
Combination of Old High German elements adal "noble" and man meaning "man".
ADELRUNfOld High German
Combination of adal "noble" and rûna "secret".
ADOSINDAfAncient Germanic (Gothic), Medieval Spanish
Visigothic name possibly derived from the Germanic elements aud "wealth" and sinþs "path". This was the name of an 8th-century queen of Asturias, Spain. It was also borne by the maternal grandmother of the 10th-century Galician saint Rosendo (as well as a sister of his).
ADULPHUSmAncient Scandinavian, Old Swedish
Latinized form of Oddulf and variant of Adolphus.
ÆGENmAnglo-Saxon
Diminutive of names beginning with Ægen, such as Ægenbald and Ægenwulf.
ÆGENBALDmAnglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements æġen, āgan, "to own, possess, have" and beald "bold".
ÆGENWULFmAnglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements æġen, āgan, "to own, possess, have" and wulf "wolf".
ÆGILLmAncient Scandinavian
Old Norse variant of Egill.
ÆGLImAncient Scandinavian
Old Norse variant of Egill.
ÆILÆIFRmAncient Scandinavian
Combination of Old Norse einn "one, alone" and leifr "descendent" or ǣvi "life" and leifr "descendent", as well as a variant of ØylæifR.
ÆINRIÐImAncient Scandinavian
Ancient Scandinavian name with the combination of einn "one, alone" and Old Norse ríða meaning "to ride", a combination of einn "one, alone" and Old Norse reiða meaning "to swing (a sword)" or a variant form of Einráði.
ÆISTImAncient Scandinavian
Old Norse variant of Æistr.
ÆISTMAÐRmAncient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse eistr "Estonians" and maðr "man".
ÆISTRmAncient Scandinavian
Dirived from Old Norse eistr "Estonians".
ǢLĀFmAnglo-Saxon
Old English form of Olaf.
ÆLFHEREmAnglo-Saxon
Old English form of Alfher.
ÆLFRÚNfAnglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements ælf "elf" and rún "secret, hidden knowledge, mystery, dark mysterious statement" (also "a runic letter").
ÆLFWARUfAnglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements ælf "elf" and waru (plural wara) "guard" (i.e., guardian of a particular place by profession).
ÆLFWEALDmAnglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements ælf "elf" and weald "leader, ruler".
ÆLFWYNNfAnglo-Saxon
Means "elf joy" from Old English ælf "elf" and wynn "joy". It was borne by a granddaughter of Alfred the Great.
ÆLLEmAnglo-Saxon
Means "all, universal" in Old English. It was borne by several Anglo-Saxon kings, including the legendary first king of the South Saxons.
ÆNNIBRANTRmAncient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse enni "forehead" and brattr "steep".
ÆRINGUNNRfAncient Scandinavian
Combination of Ancient Scandinavian ǫrn "eagle" and gunnr "battle, fight".
ÆRINVÍfAncient Scandinavian
Old Norse name with several possible meanings. The first element can be derived from Old Norse ǫrn or ari, both meaning "eagle". It's also identical to Old Swedish ærin (Old Norse arinn) "hotbed, hearth"... [more]
ÆRNGAUTRmAncient Scandinavian
Old Norse combination of ǫrn "eagle" and gautr "goth".
ÆSAfAncient Scandinavian, Icelandic, Faroese
Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic and Faroese variant of Ása.
ÆSCFERÐmAnglo-Saxon
Possibly means "ash spirit" from the Old English elements æsc "ash tree" and ferhð "soul, spirit, mind, life", but may be a misspelling of Æscfrið in which the second element is frið "peace".
ÆSCHEREmAnglo-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.
ÆSCWINEmAnglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements æsc "ash tree" and wine "friend".
ÆSCWULFmAnglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements æsc "ash tree" and wulf "wolf".
ÆÐELBEALDmAnglo-Saxon
Old English cognate of Adalbald.
ÆÐELGARmAnglo-Saxon
Means "noble spear" from Old English æðel "noble" and gar "spear". It is a cognate of Adalgar.
ÆÐELGIFUfAnglo-Saxon
Means "noble gift", from the Old English elements æðel "noble" and giefu "gift".
ÆÐELGYÐfAnglo-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).
ÆÐELHEARDmAnglo-Saxon
Old English cognate of Adalhard.
ÆÐELHEREmAnglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements æðel "noble" and here "army".
ÆÐELHILDfAnglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements æðel "noble" and hild "battle".
ÆÐELMUNDmAnglo-Saxon
Old English cognate of Adalmund.
ÆTHELWALDmAnglo-Saxon, History
Variant of Æthelweald. Also compare Æthelwold. A known bearer of this name was Æthelwald Moll, an 8th-century king of Northumbria.
ÆTHELWEALDmAnglo-Saxon
Variant spelling of Æþelweald, which itself is a variant form of Æðelweald, an Anglo-Saxon masculine name that is composed of Old English æðel meaning "noble" and Old English weald meaning "power, leader, ruler".... [more]
ÆTHELWINmAnglo-Saxon, Medieval English
Variant of Æþelwine (see Æthelwine), which itself is a variant of Æðelwine.
ÆTHELWOLDmAnglo-Saxon, Medieval English
Variant of Æthelweald. Also compare Æthelwald. A known bearer of this name was Æthelwold of East Anglia, a 7th-century king of East Anglia.
ÆÐELWULFmAnglo-Saxon
Old English cognate of Adalwolf (see Adolf).
AETHENOTHmAnglo-Saxon
This is the name of the horse of Lady Godiva who down down the streets of Coventry, England in the nude.
AFKARRmAncient Scandinavian
Old Norse byname, from Old Norse afkárr meaning "strange", "prodigious".
AGILBALDmAncient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element agil (which is an extended form of ag - see Agmund and also Egil) combined with Old High German bald "bold, brave."
AGILBERNmAncient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element agil (which is an extended form of ag - see Agmund and also Egil) combined with Proto-Germanic beran or bernu "bear" (bero and bern in Old High German).
AGILBERTmAncient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element agil (which is an extended form of ag - see Agmund and also Egil) combined with Old High German beraht "bright".
AGILBRANDmAncient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element agil (which is an extended form of ag - see Agmund and also Egil) combined with Old Norse brand "sword."
AGILFRIDmAncient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element agil (which is an extended form of ag - see Agmund and also Egil) combined with Old High German fridu "peace."
AGILHARDmAncient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element agil (which is an extended form of ag - see Agmund and also Egil) combined with Gothic hardus (hart in Old High German) "brave, hardy."
AGILMUNDmAncient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element agil (which is an extended form of ag - see Agmund and also Egil) combined with Old High German mund "protection."
AGILULFUSmAncient Germanic (Latinized)
Latinized form of Agilulf. Agilulfus of Cologne was an 8th-century saint.
AGILWARDmAncient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element agil (which is an extended form of ag - see Agmund and also Egil) combined with Old High German wart "guard."
AGIMARmAncient Germanic
The first element of this name is derived from ag, an uncertain element for which a few possible origins exist. The accepted explanation is that it comes from Proto-Germanic *agjo, which means "sharp, pointed." Because of that, it also means "edge", as in the sharp cutting side of a sword - which is why the meaning of the element has ultimately come to be "sword"... [more]
AGINBALDmAncient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element agin (which is an extended form of ag - see Agmund) combined with Old High German bald "bold, brave."
AGINBERTmAncient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element agin (which is an extended form of ag - see Agmund) combined with Old High German beraht "bright."
AGINFRIDmAncient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element agin (which is an extended form of ag - see Agmund) combined with Old High German fridu "peace."
AGINHARDmAncient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element agin (which is an extended form of ag - see Agmund) combined with Gothic hardus (hart in Old High German) "brave, hardy."
AGINRICmAncient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element agin (which is an extended form of ag - see Agmund and compare Egino) 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."
AGINTRUDfAncient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element agin (which is an extended form of ag - see Agmund) combined with þruþ "strength."
AGINULFmAncient Germanic
From the Germanic elements agin "edge of a sword" (which is an extended form of ag - see Agmund) and wulf "wolf".
AGMUNDmAncient Germanic, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish (Archaic)
The first element of this name is derived from ag, an uncertain element for which a few possible origins exist. The accepted explanation is that it comes from Proto-Germanic *agjo, which means "sharp, pointed." Because of that, it also means "edge", as in the sharp cutting side of a sword - which is why the meaning of the element has ultimately come to be "sword"... [more]
AGÐAfAncient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse and Icelandic form of Agatha.
AGWINmAncient Germanic
Germanic name, in which the second element is win meaning "friend". The first element, ag, is of uncertain origin, though the accepted explanation is that it comes from Proto-Germanic *agjo "sharp, pointed"... [more]
AISTULFmAncient Germanic (Lombardic)
Variant of Haistulf. Aistulf was the name of an 8th-century king of the Lombards.
AIULFmMedieval Italian, Medieval English, Ancient Germanic
A Germanic name formed from the name elements AGIN "edge (of a sword)" and WULF "wolf".
ALABALDmAncient 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 bald "bold, brave."
ALABERTmAncient 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 beraht "bright."
ALAFRIDmAncient 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 fridu "peace."
ALAGARDfAncient 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 gardan "to hedge in, to enclose, to fence in" or from Gothic gards "house, garden, (court)yard."
ALAGASTmAncient 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 Gothic gasts (gast in Old High German) "guest, stranger."... [more]
ALAGERNmAncient 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 Gothic gairns "eager, desiring."
ALAGISmAncient Germanic
The first element of this Germanic name comes from Gothic alls "all" or from Gothic alhs (alah in Old High German) "temple." The meaning and origin of the second element is rather uncertain: we know that it comes from gis (the original form was possibly gîs), but we don't exactly know where gis itself comes from... [more]
ALAGISELmAncient 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 gisel "hostage" or "pledge."
ALAGUNDfAncient 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."
ALAHILDfAncient 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."
ALAHISmAncient Germanic
Lombard king (for a short time) in the 7th century.
ALAMANmAncient Germanic, Gascon (Archaic)
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 man "man."
ALAMARmAncient Germanic, Portuguese (Brazilian), American (Hispanic)
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 mâri "famous."
ALAMUNDmAncient 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 mund "protection."
ALAMUTmAncient 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 Gothic môds (mut in New High German) "mind, spirit."
ALARADmAncient 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 rât "counsel."
ALARAMmAncient Germanic
Germanic name, in which the second element is hramn meaning "raven". The first element may be ala "all" (compare Alaric) or a form of Gothic alhs "temple" (Old High German alah).
ALARIDmAncient 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 Anglo-Saxon ridan "to ride."
ALASINDfAncient Germanic
Gothic name derived from the elements alhs "temple" (Old High German alah) and sinþs "way, path".
ALASWINDfAncient 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 Gothic svinths (swind in Old High German) "strength."
ALAVIVmAncient 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]
ALAVIVUSmAncient Germanic (Latinized), History
Latinized form of Alaviv. Alavivus was a leader of the Thervingi (a Gothic tribe), who lived in the 4th century AD.
ALAWARDmAncient 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 wart "guard."
ALAWIGmAncient 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 wîg "warrior."
ALAWINmAncient 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 wini "friend."
ALAWISmAncient 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 wîsan "to rule, to lead" (or wîso "leader" or wîs "wise").
ALBEGUNDfAncient Germanic
Derived from Old High German alb (which comes from Old Norse âlfr) "elf" combined with Old High German gund "war."
ALBERADmAncient Germanic
Derived from Old High German alb (which comes from Old Norse âlfr) "elf" combined with Old High German rât "counsel."
ALBRUNfAncient Germanic
Combination of Old High German alb "elf; supernatural being" (ultimately from Proto-Germanic *albh- "to shine; gleam") and run "secret lore" (ultimately from Proto-Germanic *rûno- "secret; magic; murmur; session").
ALBWINmAncient Germanic
Derived from Old High German alb (which comes from Old Norse âlfr) "elf" combined with Old High German wini "friend".
ALCUINmAnglo-Saxon
From the Germanic name Alahwin.... [more]
ALDEBRANDUSmAncient Germanic (Latinized)
Latin form of Aldebrand. A famous bearer of the name was Saint Aldebrandus, who was born in the city of Sorrivoli, Italy and died in Fossombrone, Presaro e Ubrino, Italy.
ALDEGISELmAncient Germanic
It is most likely a metathesis of Adalgisel, although it is also possible that it is a name on its own. In that case, the name is derived from Gothic alds (alt in Old High German) "old" and gisel "hostage" or "pledge." Aldegisel I was a 7th-century ruler of Frisia.
ALDEMARmAncient Germanic, Dutch, German
Derived from Gothic alds (alt in Old High German) "old" combined with Old High German mâri "famous". The name might also be a metathesis of Adalmar.
ALDFRIDmAncient Germanic
Means "old peace", derived from Gothic alds (alt in Old High German) "old" combined with Old High German fridu "peace." The name might also be a metathesis of Adalfrid.
ALDGERmOld High German
Derived from the Germanic name elements ald "old" and gêr "spear".
ALDGRIMmAncient Germanic
Means "old mask", derived from Gothic alds (alt in Old High German) "old" combined with Old Norse grîma "mask." The name might also be a metathesis of Adalgrim.
ALDHELMmAncient Germanic
Means "old helmet", derived from the Germanic elements ald "old" and helm "helmet, protection". However, it should be noted that there are also various cases where this name is a variant form of Adalhelm, due to metathesis.... [more]
ALDÍSfAncient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse variant and Icelandic form of Alfdís.
ALDMANmAncient Germanic
Means "old man", derived from Gothic alds (alt in Old High German) "old" combined with man "man." The name might also be a metathesis of Adalman.
ALDULFmAncient Germanic
Means "old wolf", derived from Gothic alds (alt in Old High German) "old" combined with Gothic vulfs "wolf." The name might also be a metathesis of Adalwulf (see Adolf).
ALDÚLFRmAncient Scandinavian
Ancient Scandinavian form of Aldulf.
ALDWARDmAncient Germanic
Means "old guard", derived from Gothic alds (alt in Old High German) "old" combined with Old High German wart "guard." The name might also be a metathesis of Adalward.
ÁLFARRmAncient Scandinavian
Old Norse variant of Alfarr.
ALFBJǪRNmAncient Scandinavian
Combination of the Old Norse elements alfr "elf" and bjǫrn "bear".
ALFDÍSfAncient Scandinavian
Combination of the Old Norse elements alfr "elf" and dís "goddess".
ALFFINNRmAncient Scandinavian
Combination of Old Norse alfr "elf" and finnr "finn, lapp".
ALFGEIRRmAncient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse alfr "elf" combined with Old Norse geirr "spear".
ÁLFGERÐRfAncient Scandinavian
An Ancient Scandinavian with the combination of alfr "elf" and garðr "enclosure, protection".
ALFHEIÐRfAncient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse alfr "elf" and heiðr "bright, clear, cloudless; honour".
ALFÍFAfIcelandic, Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse name of uncertain meaning, the first element possibly from *alu "protection, fortune" or alfr "elf"; the second element, fífa means "cotton grass" and occurs in Old Icelandic poetry as a metaphor for "arrow" (a similar word, fífla, was used in 'Grettis saga' to mean "a girl")... [more]
ALFKETILLmAncient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse alfr "elf" combined with Old Norse kettil "kettle, cauldron" (see also Kettil).
ALFLAUGfAncient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse alfr "elf" and laug possibly meaning "betrothed woman".
ALFLEDfAnglo-Saxon, Medieval English
Probably a variant of Ælfflæd. Also compare Æðelflæd (see Elfleda).
ÁLFMÓÐRmAncient Scandinavian
Old Norse name, combination of ALF "elf" and MOD "excitement, concern, wrath; courage."
ALFNÝfAncient Scandinavian
Derived from the Germanic name elements alf "elf" and ny "new".
ALFRIGGmNorse Mythology, Ancient Scandinavian
Variant of Alfríkr or combination of alf "elf" and freginn "experienced". This is the name of one of the four dwarfs who made Freyja's necklace Brísingamen in Norse mythology.
ALFRÚNfAncient Scandinavian
Derived from the Germanic name elements alfr "elf" and rún "secret".
ALFÞÓRRmAncient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse alfr "elf" and þórr "thunder".
ALFVALDRmAncient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse alfr "elf" combined with Old Norse valdr "ruler".
ALFVINmAncient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Combination of alf "elf" and vinr "friend", making it a cognate of the Anglo-Saxon name Ælfwine.
ALLVALDImAncient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Variant of Alvaldr. In Norse mythology this is the name of Þjazi's father.
ALMARRmAncient 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.
ÁLMGEIRRmAncient Scandinavian
Old Norse name, combination of ALM "elm" and GEIR "spear."
ALMÓÐRmAncient Scandinavian
Old Norse variant form of Álfmóðr.
ALMSTEINNmAncient Scandinavian
Combination of Old Norse álmr "elm tree" and steinn "stone".
ALMVEIGfAncient Scandinavian
Combination of Old Norse álmr "elm tree" and veig "power", "strength".
ALPHONSAfAncient Germanic
Feminine version of Alphonsus. This name was chosen by Saint Alphonsa in order to honor Saint Alphonsus Maria de' Liguori, C.Ss.R.
ALPHONSOSmGreek, Ancient Germanic (Hellenized)
Original Greek form of Alphonsus (see Alfonso).
ALRÍKRmAncient Scandinavian
Possibly a variant of Alarik, Adalrik or Alfríkr. Alternatively, it may be derived from the Old Norse elements ǫl "ale" and rikr "mighty, distinguished".
ALSVARTRmAncient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Derived from the Germanic name elements allr "all, everybody, entire" and svartr "black". This is the name of a giant in Norse Mythology.
ALSVIÐRmAncient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Combination of Old Norse ala "entire, all" and svinnr "fast, clever". In Norse mythology this is the name of both a jotunn and one of Sól's horses.
ALÞJÓFRmNorse Mythology, Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse ala "all, entire" and þjófr "thief". This is the name of a dwarf in Norse mythology.
ALVALDRmAncient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Derived from Old Norse ala "all, entire" and valdr "ruler, mighty one".
ALVÉRmAncient Scandinavian
Variant of Ǫlvér, or possibly derived from allr "all, entire" and vér "fighter" or aluh "temple" and vér.
ALVERmAncient Scandinavian, Estonian, Old Swedish
Old Swedish and younger form of AlvéR and Old Norse variant of Alfr.
ALVÍSSmAncient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Derived from Old Norse ala "all, entire" and víss "wise". Possibly an older form of Elvis.... [more]
ÁMAfAncient Scandinavian, Greenlandic, Norse Mythology
Feminine form of Ámr or a Greenlandic form of Amma. In Norse mythology this is the name of a giantess.
AMALAFRIDmAncient Germanic
Variant spelling of Amalfrid. Through his mother Amalaberga, Amalafrid was a great-grandson of Theodemir, king of the Ostrogoths (in the 5th century AD).
AMALAFRIDAfAncient Germanic, History
Variant of Amalfrida. Amalafrida was a daughter of Theodemir, king of the Ostrogoths in the 5th century AD.
AMALASWINTHAfAncient Germanic, Dutch, History
Derived from the Germanic elements amal "work" and Gothic svinths (swind in Old High German) "strength." This name was borne by a daughter of Theodoric the Great, who became queen of the Ostrogoths after his death in 526 AD.
AMALBURGfAncient Germanic
The first element of this name is derived from the Germanic element amal "work." 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."
AMALFRIDmAncient Germanic
Means "peaceful work", derived from the Germanic element amal "work" combined with Old High German fridu "peace."
AMALGILDfAncient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element amal "work" combined with Gothic gild "sacrifice."
AMALGISmAncient Germanic
The first element of this Germanic name comes from amal "work." The meaning and origin of the second element is rather uncertain: we know that it comes from gis (the original form was possibly gîs), but we don't exactly know where gis itself comes from... [more]
AMALGUNDfAncient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element amal "work" combined with Old High German gund "war."
AMALHARDmAncient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element amal "work" combined with Gothic hardus (hart in Old High German) "brave, hardy."
AMALHILDfAncient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element amal "work" combined with Old Norse hildr "battle."
AMALRADmAncient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element amal "work" combined with Old High German rât "counsel."
AMALTRUDfAncient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element amal "work" combined with þruþ "strength."
AMALWINmAncient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element amal "work" combined with Old High German wini "friend."
ÁMGERÐRfAncient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Derived from Old Norse ámr "black, loathsome, dark" and garðr "enclosure, protection". This is the name of a giantess in Norse mythology.
AMLÓÐImAncient Scandinavian
Old Norse name meaning "poor, weak fellow; fool, simpleton" or a combination of ama "to vex, annoy, molest" and Odin.
ÁMRmAncient Scandinavian
Means "black, loathsome, reddish brown, dark" in Old Norse.