Ancient Germanic (Lombardic) Submitted Names

These names were used by the Lombards, a Germanic people who came to settle in northern Italy.
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AISTULF m Ancient Germanic (Lombardic)
Variant of Haistulf. Aistulf was the name of an 8th-century king of the Lombards.
ALAHIS m Ancient Germanic (Lombardic)
The name of a 7th-century Lombard king.
ALOARA f Ancient Germanic (Lombardic)
Etymology unknown. This was the name of a 10th-century princess regnant of Capua.
AURIWANDALO m Ancient Germanic (Lombardic), History
Lombardic cognate of Ēarendel. The name is attested as the name of a historical Lombardic prince.
AUTHARI m Ancient Germanic (Lombardic)
6th century Lombard king.
CLEPH m Ancient Germanic (Lombardic)
6th-century Lombard king, the father of Authari.
GAIDOALD m Ancient Germanic (Lombardic)
Derived from Langobardic gaida "sharp point (of a spear)" combined with Gothic valdan "to reign."
LANDENULF m Ancient Germanic (Lombardic)
Form of Landulf, using an extended form of the first element (cf. Pandenulf). Landenulf I was a 9th-century gastald (Lombard ruler) of Capua in Italy.
LETHUC m Ancient Germanic (Lombardic)
First known Lombard king.
MŪNA f Ancient Germanic (Lombardic)
Mūna means moon. It’s also known to mean prideful.
PANDENULF m Ancient Germanic (Lombardic)
A longer form of Pandulf. Pandenulf was the name of a 9th-century count of Capua (Italy).
PRANGARDA f Medieval Italian, Ancient Germanic (Lombardic)
A Germanic dithematic name formed from the name elements BRAND "sword" and GARD "enclosure, protected place".
SICHELGAITA f Ancient Germanic (Lombardic)
Possibly derived from Old High German sigu "victory" and Langobardic gaida "sharp point (of a spear)". This was the name of a medieval duchess of Apulia (now part of Italy) and warrior.
THEODOLINDA f History, Ancient Germanic (Lombardic, Latinized)
Variant of Theodelinda. (See also Teodolinda, Dietlinde.) This was borne by Finnish writer Theodolinda Hahnsson (1838-1919), known for being the first woman writing in Finnish. American mystery writer Rex Stout used it in his novel The Hand in the Glove (1937), where it belongs to private detective Theodolinda "Dol" Bonner.