Ancient Germanic (Gothic) Submitted Names

These names were used by the Goths, an eastern Germanic people.
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ADOSINDA f Ancient 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).
AIWAREIKS m Ancient Germanic (Gothic)
Derived from the Germanic elements aiws "eternity" and reiks "ruler".
BATWINS m Ancient Germanic (Gothic)
Composed of bats "good" + wins "friend".
ERELIEVA f Ancient Germanic (Gothic), History
Derived from Old High German êra "honour, respect" and Old High German liub "dear, beloved". Erelieva was the wife of Theodemir, king of the Ostrogoths (in the 5th century AD), and mother of Theodoric the Great.
GUDILUB m Ancient Germanic (Gothic)
Perhaps composed of guþ "God" + lubo "love" or liufs "dear".
LEUDESINDA f Ancient Germanic (Gothic)
Visigothic name (recorded in Iberia in 868 CE) composed of the Germanic elements leud "people" and sinths "path". It has been suggested that this is the origin of Lucinda, which was used by Cervantes for a character in 'Don Quixote' (1605).
MERILA m Ancient Germanic (Gothic)
Composed of mers "fame" + -ila (a personal name-forming suffix). The origin of the Galician toponym Merlán.
SUNJAIFRIÞAS m Ancient Germanic (Gothic)
Gothic name derived from the elements sunja "truth" and friþus "peace".
SWINÞILA m Ancient Germanic (Gothic)
Composed of swinþs "strong" + -ila (a personal name-forming suffix).
WITIREIKS m Ancient Germanic (Gothic)
Original Gothic form of Witeric.
WULFILA m Ancient Germanic (Gothic)
Meaning "little Wolf".... [more]