German (Austrian) Submitted Names

These names are a subset of German names used more often in Austria. See also about German names.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
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".
Amrei f Upper German, German (Austrian), German (Swiss), Luxembourgish
Upper German and Luxembourgish contracted form of Annemarie.
Bärbl f German (Austrian)
Austrian German diminutive of Barbara.
Burgel f Upper German, German (Austrian)
Short form of names that begin with or end in the element "Burg-", most commonly Walburga. ... [more]
Calasanz m German (Austrian, Rare, Archaic)
Derived from the surname Calasanz. Joseph Calasanz (known in Spanish as José de Calasanz; September 11, 1557 – August 25, 1648) was a Spanish Catholic priest, educator and the founder of the Pious Schools, providing free education to the sons of the poor, and the Religious Order that ran them, commonly known as the Piarists... [more]
Christl m & f German (Austrian)
Austrian German diminutive of given names that start with Christ-, such as Christian, Christoph and Christina.
Edel f German, German (Austrian), Danish, English, Finnish, Greenlandic, Icelandic, Norwegian, Sami, Swedish
Short form of names that begin with or end in the element "Edel-" meaning "noble", for example Edeltraud, Edelgard.... [more]
Falco m German, German (Austrian)
Derived from Old High German falko "hawk; falcon".... [more]
Friedl m & f German (Austrian)
Austrian German and Bavarian German diminutive of names that contain the Germanic element frid meaning "peace", such as Friedrich (for men) and Friederike (for women)... [more]
Gretl f German (Austrian)
Variant of Gretel. It is not typically used as a given name.... [more]
Hansi f German (Austrian, Rare)
A rare feminine form of Hans.... [more]
Isenbern m German (Austrian, Archaic), Medieval English, Anglo-Saxon
Derived from Old Saxon, Old High German īsarn "iron" and bero "bear".
Liutberga f Old High German, Medieval, Medieval French, German (Austrian, Archaic), Medieval German
Old High German liut "people" + Old High German berg "mountain, hill" or Old High German burg "castle, city, stronghold".... [more]
Liutgarde f Medieval, Old High German, Old Saxon, Medieval Spanish, Medieval German, Medieval French, Medieval English, German (Austrian, Archaic)
Old High German liut "people" + Old Saxon gard, Old High German gart "enclosure, protection; yard, garden".
Liutger m Medieval German, Medieval, Medieval French, Medieval Italian, Swiss (Archaic), German (Austrian), Estonian (Archaic), Old High German
Old High German liut "people" + Old High German, Old Saxon gēr "spear".... [more]
Marei f Upper German, German (Austrian), German (Swiss)
Southern German variant of Marie. Sometimes, rarely though, also used as a diminutive form of Maria.
Marquart m Medieval, Medieval Italian, Medieval German, Medieval Czech, Estonian (Archaic), German (Austrian, Archaic)
Old High German marka "march; fortified area along a border" + Old High German wart "guard, ward".
Meingod m Old High German, Medieval, Medieval French, Medieval German, Medieval Polish, German (Austrian, Archaic)
Old High German megin, magan "strength, might, power" + Old High German, Old Dutch got, Old Saxon, Old Frisian, Old English god "god, deity".
Meinhelm m Medieval, German (Austrian, Archaic), Old High German
Old High German megin, magan "strength, might, power" + Old High German, Old Saxon helm "helmet".
Meinward m Medieval, Medieval German, German (Austrian, Archaic), Old High German
Old High German megin, magan "strength, might, power" + Old High German wart "guard, ward".
Muckl m German (Austrian, Rare)
Austrian German diminutive of Nepomuk, probably via the variant spelling Nepomuck.
Nannerl f German (Austrian)
Diminutive of Anna, usually not used as a given name in its own right.... [more]
Notburga f German (Austrian), Ancient Germanic
Germanic name, in which the second element is Old High German burg meaning "fortress" (or the related Gothic bairgan "to keep, to save, to preserve" (Old High German bergan "to help, to rescue"))... [more]
Odelschalk m Old High German, Old Saxon, Medieval, German (Austrian, Archaic), Medieval German, Medieval Italian
Old High German uodal "heritage, homestead" + Old Saxon skalk, Old High German scalc, scalh "servant".
Ortbert m Old High German, Old Saxon, Medieval, German (Austrian, Archaic), Medieval English
Old English ord, Old High German ort "point (of a spear or sword)" + Old English beorht, Old High German beraht, Old Saxon berht "bright" from Proto-Germanic berhtaz.
Ortolf m Old High German, Ancient Germanic (Gothic), Medieval, Medieval English, German (Austrian, Archaic), Medieval German
Old High German ort "point (of a spear or sword)" + Old High German wolf, Gothic wulf "wolf".
Resi f German (Austrian)
Diminutive of Therese
Romed m German (Austrian)
Austrian German form of Romedius.
Schani m German (Austrian)
Austrian German vernacular form of Jean 1 and in some cases an Austrian German borrowing of Sanyi. The name coincides with the Austrian German vernacular term Schani "servant, henchman", the informal term Schani "good friend" and the obsolescent East Austrian German term Schani "waiter".
Schennerl f German (Austrian, Archaic)
Vernacular diminutive of Eugenie via French Eugénie.
Schorschl m German (Austrian)
Vernacular diminutive of Georg via French Georges.
Sigbald m Old High German, Medieval, German (Austrian, Archaic), Medieval Italian, Medieval French, Medieval German
Old High German sigu "victory" + Old High German bald "bold".
Sisi f Upper German, German (Austrian)
Upper German diminutive of Elisabeth. This was the nickname of Elisabeth of Bavaria, empress of Austria.
Theres f German, German (Austrian)
Traditional southern German and Austrian variant of Therese.
Theuda f Medieval, German (Austrian, Archaic), Medieval Czech, Medieval French
The name of a 10th C queen-consort of Pamplona.... [more]
Theudo m Ancient Germanic (Gothic), Swiss (Archaic), Medieval Portuguese, Medieval, Medieval Polish, Medieval Italian, Hungarian Mythology, Medieval German, Medieval French, German (Austrian, Archaic)
Gothic þiuda "people, folk" used as a standalone name, or a pet form of any of various names beginning with this element.
Timna f & m Biblical Hebrew (Rare), German (Austrian)
From a Biblical place name. In the Bible, this name is borne by a concubine of Eliphaz son of Esau, and mother of Amalek ( Genesis 36:12 ) (it may be presumed that she was the same as Timna sister of Lotan... [more]
Tulga f German (Austrian, Modern, Rare)
Maybe from Gothic tulgus "firm, steady, solid".
Uromod m Ancient Germanic (Gothic), Medieval, Old High German, German (Austrian, Archaic)
From the Gothic word urus, the Old Icelandic word úrr or the Old High German uro all meaning "aurochs" combined with the Old High German word muot meaning "spirit; courage, boldness".
Virgil m Upper German, German (Austrian), German (Rare, Archaic)
German cognate of Fergal and Feirgil. This name used to Germanize Fergal and Feirgil in Austria and the southern part of Germany thanks to the Irish-born bishop and astronomer Virgilius von Salzburg (known in English as Vergilius of Salzburg).
Wernfried m German (Austrian, Rare)
From the Germanic name element warin "guard" and frid "peace".