AnsgardefAncient Germanic (Frankish) Derived from the Germanic elements ans "god" and gard "enclosure". This name was borne by Ansgarde of Burgundy, a French queen of Aquitaine who lived during the 9th century.
BosomAncient Germanic (Frankish) Germanic given name of uncertain meaning. Some sources state that it is a short form of Germanic given names that contain the element boto meaning "bid, offer" (such as Bodegisel - also compare Bode), whilst others state that it is a short form of Germanic given names that contain the element burg meaning "protection", such as Burghard (see Burchard)... [more]
MarcovefafAncient Germanic (Frankish), History Recorded as the name of a concubine (lower-status wife) of Charibert I, Frankish king of Neustria. Her sister Merofleda (another concubine of Charibert) bears a clearly Germanic name, supporting identification of the first element with Frankish marka "border"... [more]
RemaclusmAncient Germanic (Frankish, Latinized) This name is best known for being the name of the 7th-century Frankish saint Remaclus, who was born in Aquitaine (located in what is nowadays the southwest of France). His name is a corruption of Remagilus or Rimagilus, which are both latinizations of his original Germanic name, which must have been either Ramigil, Remigil or Rimigil.... [more]
WulmarmAncient Germanic (Frankish), History (Ecclesiastical) A Benedictine abbott born near Boulogne, Picardy, France, he was actually married but was separated from his wife and entered the Benedictines as a lay brother at Haumont, in Hainault. He was eventually ordained and was the founder of the rnonastery of Samer near Boulogne, which he served as abbot... [more]