Old Germanic Submitted Names

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Aanord f Germanic
A shortened version of Adamardis or Adenordis.
Ábiǫrn m Old Norse
Derived from the Germanic name element agi "awe, terror", or egg "edge, sharpness (of a weapon)", or ana, an emphasizing prefix, or anu "ancestor" with Björn.
Acfred m Frankish
A Frankish name of unknown meaning.... [more]
Acfrid m Medieval, Old High German, Medieval French
Proto-Germanic agio "blade" + Old High German fridu, Old Saxon frithu "peace".
Acfrida f Medieval, Old High German, Old Saxon, Medieval French
Proto-Germanic agio "blade" + Old High German fridu, Old Saxon frithu "peace". Fem. of Acfrid.
Achere m Medieval, Medieval French, Old High German
Proto-Germanic agio "blade" + Old High German heri "host, army".... [more]
Achila m Gothic
Achila II (died circa 714) was the Visigothic king of Hispania from 710 or 711 until his death. The kingdom he ruled was restricted to the northeast of the old Hispanic kingdom on account of the Arabo-Berber invasions.
Aclefrid m Medieval, Old Saxon, Old High German, Medieval French
Proto-Germanic agio "blade" lengthened to Old French agil + Old High German fridu, Old Saxon frithu "peace".
Aclewalda f Medieval, Old High German, Medieval French
Proto-Germanic agio "blade" lengthened to Old French agil + Old Saxon wald, Old High German walt "power, authority".
Aclulf m Old High German, Medieval, Medieval French
Proto-Germanic agio "blade" lengthened to Old French agil + Old High German wolf, Gothic wulf "wolf".
Actard m Old Saxon, Old High German, Medieval, Medieval French
Old High German ahta "attention, reflection" + Old Saxon hard, Old High German hart "strong, hard".
Actwin m Old High German, Medieval, Medieval French
Old High German ahta "attention, reflexion" + Old High German wini "friend".
Adalald m Old High German, Frisian (Archaic), Old Saxon, Medieval, Medieval German, German (Austrian, Archaic)
Old High German adal "noble" + Old High German alt, Old Saxon, Old Frisian ald "old" or Old Saxon wald, Old High German walt "power, authority".
Adalbald m Germanic
Derived from Old High German adal "noble" and Old High German bald "bold, brave."
Adalbod m Germanic
Old High German name derived from the elements adal "noble" and boto "bid, offer".
Adalbrand m Germanic
Means "noble sword", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Old Norse brand "sword".
Adalburg f 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."
Adald m Frankish
From Old Frankish ad, perhaps a reduction of Old High German adal "noble" and Old High German walt "power, authority".
Adaldag m Germanic
Means "noble day", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with daga "day."
Adaldus m Medieval Latin, Frankish
Latinized form of Adald
Adaleiz f Old High German
Old High German pet form of Adalhaidis (see Adalhaid).
Adalelm m Germanic
Variant of Adalhelm. This name was borne by a count of Troyes from the 9th century AD.
Adaleus m Old High German, Old Saxon, Medieval, Medieval French
Old High German adal "noble" + Old Saxon lēkian, Old High German leihhen, leichen "to dance, sport, play".
Adalfrid m Germanic
Means "noble peace", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Old High German fridu "peace".
Adalgar m 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."
Adalgarde f Germanic
Feminine form of Adalgard.
Adalgern m Germanic
Derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Gothic gairns "eager, desiring."
Adalgild f Germanic
Means "noble sacrifice", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Gothic gild "sacrifice."
Adalgis m 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]
Adalgisel m Germanic
Derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with gisel "hostage" or "pledge."
Adalgod m Germanic
Derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Gothic guths "god" or Gothic gôds "good."
Adalgrim m Germanic
Means "noble mask", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Old Norse grîma "mask."
Adalhelm m Germanic
Means "noble protection", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Old High German helm "helmet, protection".
Adalher m Germanic
Means "noble army", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Old High German hari "army."
Adalhild f Germanic
Means "noble battle", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Old Norse hildr "battle."
Adalland m Germanic
Means "noble land", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with land "land."
Adalman m Germanic
Means "noble man", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with man "man."
Adalmar m Germanic
Means "noble and famous", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Old High German mâri "famous." Also, see Elmer.
Adalmund m Germanic
Means "noble protection", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Old High German mund "protection."
Adalmut f Germanic
Means "noble mind", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Gothic môds (mut in New High German) "mind, spirit."
Adaloald m Germanic
Variant of Adalwald. Adaloald was the name of a 7th-century king of the Lombards.
Adalrad m Germanic
Means "noble counsel", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Old High German rât "counsel."
Adalram m Germanic
Means "noble raven", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with hraban or hramn "raven."
Adalric m 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."
Adalsind f Germanic
Means "noble path", derived from Old High German adal "noble" and Gothic sinths "way, path."
Adalstein m Germanic
Ancient Germanic form of Æðelstan.
Adalswind f Germanic
Means "noble strength", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Gothic svinths (swind in Old High German) "strength."
Adaltrud f Germanic
Means "noble strength", derived from Old High German adal "noble" and þruþ "strength."
Adalwald m Germanic
Derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Gothic valdan "to reign."
Adalward m Germanic
Means "noble guard", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Old High German wart "guard."
Adalwig m Germanic
Means "noble warrior", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Old High German wîg "warrior."
Adalwulf m Germanic
Means "noble wolf", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Gothic vulfs "wolf." See also Adolf.
Adamardis f Germanic
Feminine form of Ademar.
Adelbod m Germanic
Variant of Adalbod.
Adelelmus m 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).
Adelgis m Germanic
Variant of Adalgis.
Adelher m Germanic
Variant of Adalher.
Adelis f German, Germanic
From the Old Germanic name Adalheidis (See Adelaide). It means "noble", "noble kind", "nobility", etc.
Adelmann m Old High German
Combination of Old High German elements adal "noble" and man meaning "man".
Adelrun f Old High German
Combination of adal "noble" and rûna "secret".
Adelwig m Germanic
Variant of Adalwig.
Adenordis f Germanic
A corruption of Adamardis.
Adils m Old Norse, Old Danish, Swedish (Rare)
Younger version of Aðils. From the Proto-Norse Aþagīslaz. Aþa, short for aþala, meaning "noble", "foremost". And gīslaz meaning "arrow shaft".
Adoloald m Lombardic
Adaloald (602–628) was the Lombard king of Italy from 616 to 626. He was the son and heir of King Agilulf and his Catholic queen Theodelinda. He was baptized shortly after his birth in 602; the abbot Secundus of Non (later historian) was his godfather... [more]
Adosinda f Gothic, Medieval Spanish, Spanish
Visigothic name possibly derived from the Germanic elements auds "wealth" and sinþs "path". This was the name of an 8th-century queen of Asturias, Spain... [more]
Adulphus m Old Norse, Old Swedish
Latinized form of Oddulf and variant of Adolphus.
Ægen m Anglo-Saxon
Diminutive of names beginning with Ægen, such as Ægenbald and Ægenwulf.
Ægenbald m Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements æġen, āgan, "to own, possess, have" and beald "bold".
Ægenwulf m Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements æġen, āgan, "to own, possess, have" and wulf "wolf".
Ægileif f Old Norse
The first element Ægi- may be related to Old Icelandic Ægir, "the sea" or "the god of the sea", found in compounds as ægisandr "sea-sand" or the Icelandic place-name Ægisiða... [more]
Ægill m Old Norse
Old Norse variant of Egill.
Ægli m Old Norse
Old Norse variant of Egill.
Æilæifr m Old Norse
Combination of Old Norse einn "one, alone" and leifr "descendent" or ǣvi "life" and leifr "descendent", as well as a variant of Øylæifr.
Æilafr m Old Norse
Old Norse variant of Æilæifr.
Æinarr m Old Norse
Old Norse form of Einar.
Æinráði m Old Norse
Old Norse variant of Einráði.
Æinriði m Old Norse
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.
Æisti m Old Norse
Old Norse variant of Æistr.
Æistmaðr m Old Norse
Derived from Old Norse eistr "Estonians" and maðr "man".
Æistr m Old Norse
Derived from Old Norse eistr "Estonians".
Ǣlāf m Anglo-Saxon
Old English form of Olaf.
Ælfhere m Anglo-Saxon
Old English form of Alfher.
Ælfrún f Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements ælf "elf" and rún "secret, hidden knowledge, mystery, dark mysterious statement" (also "a runic letter").
Ælfwaru f Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements ælf "elf" and waru (plural wara) "guard" (i.e., guardian of a particular place by profession).
Ælfweald m Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements ælf "elf" and weald "leader, ruler".
Ælle m Anglo-Saxon
Means "all, universal" in Old English. It was borne by several Anglo-Saxon kings, including the legendary first king of the South Saxons.
Aelyth f Anglo-Saxon (Anglicized, Rare), Popular Culture
Of Anglo-Saxon origin, this soft name has several strong meanings, the Anglo-Saxon one being, “seasoned warrior.” It’s the medieval form of Æðelgyð, which means “noble war.” Aelythis also thought to be a variant spelling of the Scottish Gaelic Alyth, meaning “ascending, rising”... [more]
Ænglandsfari m Old Norse
Old Norse variant of Englandsfari.
Ænnibrantr m Old Norse
Derived from Old Norse enni "forehead" and brattr "steep".
Æringærðr f Old Norse
Old Norse variant of Arngerðr.
Æringunnr f Old Norse
Combination of Ancient Scandinavian ǫrn "eagle" and gunnr "battle, fight".
Ærinví f Old Norse
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]
Ærnfastr m Old Norse
Old Norse variant of Arnfastr.
Ærngautr m Old Norse
Old Norse combination of ǫrn "eagle" and gautr "goth".
Æsa f Old Norse, Icelandic, Faroese
Old Norse, Icelandic and Faroese variant of Ása.
Ǣsbiǫrn m Old Norse
Old Norse variant of Ásbiǫrn.
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.
Æscwine m Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements æsc "ash tree" and wine "friend".
Æscwulf m Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements æsc "ash tree" and wulf "wolf".
Ǣstríðr f Old Norse
East Nordic variant of Ástríðr.
Æðelbeald m Anglo-Saxon
Old English cognate of Adalbald.
Æðelburh f Anglo-Saxon
Means "noble fortress". It's derived from the elements æðele meaning "noble" and burg meaning "fortress."
Æðelgar m Anglo-Saxon
Means "noble spear" from Old English æðel "noble" and gar "spear". It is a cognate of Adalgar.
Æðelgifu f Anglo-Saxon
Means "noble gift", from the Old English elements æðel "noble" and giefu "gift".
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).
Æðelheard m Anglo-Saxon
Old English cognate of Adalhard.
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 æðele "noble" and hild "battle". It is a cognate of Adalhild.
Æðelmund m Anglo-Saxon
Old English cognate of Adalmund.
Æthelwald m Anglo-Saxon, History
Variant of Æthelweald. Also compare Æthelwold. A known bearer of this name was Æthelwald Moll, an 8th-century king of Northumbria.
Æthelwin m Anglo-Saxon, Medieval English
Variant of Æþelwine (see Æthelwine), which itself is a variant of Æðelwine.
Æthelwold m Anglo-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.
Æthelwulf m Anglo-Saxon (Archaic)
Æthelwulf was King of Wessex from 839 to 858. In 825 his father, King Ecgberht, defeated King Beornwulf of Mercia, ending a long Mercian dominance over Anglo-Saxon England south of the Humber. Ecgberht sent Æthelwulf with an army to Kent, where he expelled the Mercian sub-king and was himself appointed sub-king.
Ætill m Old Norse
Variant of Eitill.
Afkarr m Old Norse
Old Norse byname, from Old Norse afkárr meaning "strange", "prodigious".
Áfríðr f Old Norse
Old Norse name with uncertain meaning. The first element Á- is possibly from either Old Norse áss "god", or *az "fear, terror, point, edge", or from *anu "ancestor". The second element is fríðr "beautiful, beloved"... [more]
Ágáta f Old Norse
Old Norse form of Agatha.
Agenaric m Germanic
Agenaric was an Alemannic prince in the 4th century. Agenaric was the son of petty king Mederic and the nephew of another petty king, Chnodomarius. In 357, together with his uncle, Agenaric commanded the Alemannic army at the Battle of Strasbourg, in which the Alemanni were defeated by Julian.
Agenric m Germanic
Variant of Aginric.
Agilbald m 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."
Agilbern m 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).
Agilbert m 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".
Agilberta f Frankish
Feminine form of Agilbert.
Agilbrand m 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."
Agilfrid m 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."
Agilhard m 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."
Agilmund m 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."
Agilolf m Germanic
Variant of Agilulf.
Agilulfus m Germanic (Latinized)
Latinized form of Agilulf. Agilulfus of Cologne was an 8th-century saint.
Agilward m 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."
Aginald m Germanic
The first element of this name consists of Germanic agin, which is an extended form of agjō meaning "edge (of a sword), blade". The second element is derived from Germanic walt meaning "rule".
Aginbald m Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element agin (which is an extended form of ag - see Agmund) combined with Old High German bald "bold, brave."
Aginbert m Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element agin (which is an extended form of ag - see Agmund) combined with Old High German beraht "bright."
Aginfrid m Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element agin (which is an extended form of ag - see Agmund) combined with Old High German fridu "peace."
Aginhard m 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."
Aginolf m Germanic
Variant of Aginulf.
Aginric m 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."
Agintrud f Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element agin (which is an extended form of ag - see Agmund) combined with þruþ "strength."
Aginulf m Germanic
From the Germanic elements agin "edge of a sword" (which is an extended form of ag - see Agmund) and wulf "wolf".
Agmund m Germanic, Medieval Scandinavian, Norwegian (Rare)
Form of Agmundr. 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]
Agofredus m Germanic (Latinized)
Latinized form of a German name with the first element meaning ''point of a sword'' and frid ''peace''.
Agða f Old Norse, Icelandic
Old Norse and Icelandic form of Agatha.
Agwin m 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]
Ahni m Old Norse
Variant of Agni.
m Old Norse
Variant of Ái.
Aileisabaiþ f Gothic
Gothic form of Elizabeth.
Aistolf m Germanic
Variant of Aistulf.
Aistulf m Lombardic
Variant of Haistulf. Aistulf was the name of an 8th-century king of the Lombards.
Aiulf m Medieval Italian, Medieval English, Germanic
A Germanic name formed from the name elements AGIN "edge (of a sword)" and WULF "wolf".
Aiwareiks m Gothic
Derived from the Germanic elements aiws "eternity" and reiks "ruler".
Alabald m 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."
Alabert m 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."
Alafrid m 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."
Alagard f 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."
Alagast m 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]
Alagern m 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."
Alagis m 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]
Alagisel m 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."
Alagund f 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 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."
Alahis m Lombardic
The name of a 7th-century Lombard king.
Alaman m 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."
Alamar m 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."
Alamund m 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."
Alamut m 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."
Alarad m 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."
Alaram m 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).
Alarid m 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."
Alasind f Germanic
Gothic name derived from the elements alhs "temple" (Old High German alah) and sinþs "way, path".
Alaswind f 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."
Alaviv m 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]
Alavivus m Germanic (Latinized), History
Latinized form of Alaviv. Alavivus was a leader of the Thervingi (a Gothic tribe), who lived in the 4th century AD.
Alaward m 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."
Alawig m 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."
Alawin m 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."
Alawis m 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").
Albegund f Germanic
Derived from Old High German alb (which comes from Old Norse âlfr) "elf" combined with Old High German gund "war."
Alberad m Germanic
Derived from Old High German alb (which comes from Old Norse âlfr) "elf" combined with Old High German rât "counsel."
Alberada f Germanic
Feminine form of Alberad.
Albjǫrn m Old Norse
Old Norse variant of Alfbjǫrn.
Albrun f 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").
Alcuin m Anglo-Saxon (?), Frankish (?)
Old French name of Germanic origin, derived from Gothic alhs (alah in Old High German) "temple" and wini "friend" (compare Alawin)... [more]
Aldebrandus m 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.
Aldegisel m 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.
Aldemar m 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.
Alderic m Germanic, Provençal, Niçard
Ancient Germanic variant of Aldric and Niçard form of Aldéric.
Aldfrid m 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.
Aldger m Old High German
Derived from the Germanic name elements ald "old" and gêr "spear".
Aldgrim m 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.
Aldhelm m 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]
Aldís f Old Norse, Icelandic
Old Norse variant and Icelandic form of Alfdís.
Aldman m 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.
Aldolf m Germanic
Variant of Aldulf.
Aldulf m 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).
Aldúlfr m Old Norse
Ancient Scandinavian form of Aldulf.
Aldward m 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.
Ale m Swedish, Old Norse, Folklore
Probably a short form of various Old Norse names, for example Áleifr and Alríkr. Oldest known usage of the name is from a runic inscription from the 9th century.
Aleinn m Old Norse
Old Norse form of Alain.
Álfarr m Old Norse
Old Norse variant of Alfarr.
Alfbjǫrn m Old Norse
Combination of the Old Norse elements alfr "elf" and bjǫrn "bear".
Alfdís f Old Norse
Combination of the Old Norse elements alfr "elf" and dís "goddess".
Álfeiðr f Old Norse
Old Norse variant of Alfheiðr.
Alffinna f Old Norse
Feminine form of Alffinnr.
Alffinnr m Old Norse
Combination of Old Norse alfr "elf" and finnr "finn, lapp".
Alfgeirr m Old Norse
Derived from Old Norse alfr "elf" combined with Old Norse geirr "spear".
Álfgerðr f Old Norse
An Ancient Scandinavian with the combination of alfr "elf" and garðr "enclosure, protection".
Alfheiðr f Old Norse
Derived from Old Norse alfr "elf" and heiðr "bright, clear, cloudless; honour".
Alfífa f Icelandic, Old Norse
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]
Alfketill m Old Norse
Derived from Old Norse alfr "elf" combined with Old Norse kettil "kettle, cauldron" (see also Kettil).
Alflaug f Old Norse
Derived from Old Norse alfr "elf" and laug possibly meaning "betrothed woman".
Alfled f Anglo-Saxon, Medieval English
Probably a variant of Ælfflæd. Also compare Æðelflæd (see Elfleda).
Álfmóðr m Old Norse
Old Norse name, combination of ALF "elf" and MOD "excitement, concern, wrath; courage."
Alfný f Old Norse
Derived from the Germanic name elements alf "elf" and ny "new".
Alfrigg m Norse Mythology, Old Norse
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.
Alfrún f Old Norse
Derived from the Germanic name elements alfr "elf" and rún "secret".
Alfþórr m Old Norse
Derived from Old Norse alfr "elf" and þórr "thunder".
Alfvaldr m Old Norse
Derived from Old Norse alfr "elf" combined with Old Norse valdr "ruler".
Algisa f Germanic, Italian
Short form of Adalgisa.
Allvaldi m Old Norse, Norse Mythology
Variant of Alvaldr. In Norse mythology this is the name of Þjazi's father.
Almarr m Old Norse
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.
Álmgeirr m Old Norse
Old Norse name, combination of ALM "elm" and GEIR "spear."
Almod m Medieval English, Old Norse
Old Norse younger form of Almóðr.
Almóðr m Old Norse
Old Norse variant form of Álfmóðr.
Almsteinn m Old Norse
Combination of Old Norse álmr "elm tree" and steinn "stone".
Almveig f Old Norse
Combination of Old Norse álmr "elm tree" and veig "power", "strength".
Aloara f Lombardic
Etymology unknown. This was the name of a 10th-century princess regnant of Capua.
Alpaïde f History (Gallicized), Frankish (Gallicized)
French form of Alpaidis. This name belonged to the mother of Charles Martel, the 8th-century Frankish military and political leader.
Alphonsa f Germanic
Feminine form of Alphonsus (see Alfonso). This name was chosen by Saint Alphonsa in order to honor Saint Alphonsus Maria de' Liguori, C.Ss.R.
Alphonsos m Greek, Germanic (Hellenized)
Original Greek form of Alphonsus (see Alfonso).
Alrekr m Old Norse
Old Norse form of Alaric.
Alríkr m Old Norse
Possibly a variant of Alarik, Adalrik or Alfríkr. Alternatively, it may be derived from the Old Norse elements ǫl "ale" and rikr "mighty, distinguished".
Alsige m Anglo-Saxon
Possibly a variant of Ælfsige.
Alsvartr m Old Norse, 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.
Alsviðr m Old Norse, Norse Mythology
Derived from 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.
Alþjófr m Norse Mythology, Old Norse
Derived from Old Norse ala "all, entire" and þjófr "thief". This is the name of a dwarf in Norse mythology.