Germanic Submitted Names

These names were used by speakers of Germanic languages in continental Europe (mainly Frankish, Old High German, Old Saxon, Old Dutch and Old Frisian). See also about Germanic names.
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Aanord f Germanic
A shortened version of Adamardis or Adenordis.
Abarhilda f Old Frisian (?)
This name is mentioned in the Vita Lebuini antiqua as belonging to a widow in Frisia, who hosted Saint Lebuinus and his companion Marchelmus.
Abbo m Germanic, Medieval Dutch, Medieval German, Medieval French, Frisian, Finnish
Either from Proto-Germanic *abô meaning "husband, man", or a diminutive of Alberich and other names beginning with Old High German alb "elf", as well as a Frisian diminutive of Old High German names beginning with the element adal "noble" and a second element beginning with b (compare Abe 2)... [more]
Acarius m Frankish (Latinized), History (Ecclesiastical)
Variant of Acharius. Saint Acarius (died 14 March 642) was bishop of Doornik and Noyon, which today are located on either side of the Franco-Belgian border... [more]
Acfred m Frankish
Variant of Acfrid. This name was borne by four noblemen from West Francia in the 8th and 9th centuries: Acfred I of Carcassonne; Acfred, Duke of Aquitaine; Acfred, Count of Toulouse; and Acfred II of Carcassonne.
Acfrid m Frankish
Derived from Proto-Germanic *agjō meaning "blade" combined with Old High German fridu or Old Saxon frithu meaning "peace".
Acharius m History (Ecclesiastical), Germanic (Latinized)
Latinized form of a Germanic name which was derived from Proto-Germanic *agjō "blade" and Old High German heri "host, army"... [more]
Aclehilde f Frankish, Medieval French
Derived from Old French agil, a lengthened form of Proto-Germanic *agjō meaning "blade", and Old High German hilt meaning "battle".
Acletrude f Medieval French, Frankish
Derived from Old French agil, a lengthened form of Proto-Germanic *agjō meaning "blade", combined with Proto-Germanic *þrūþiz "strength" or Proto-Germanic *trut "maiden".
Aclewalda f Germanic, Medieval French, Frankish (?)
Derived from Old French agil, a lengthened form of Proto-Germanic *agjō meaning "blade", combined with Old Saxon wald or Old High German walt meaning "power, authority".
Actwin m Old High German, Medieval, Medieval French
Old High German ahta "attention, reflexion" + Old High German wini "friend".
Adalald m Medieval German, Old High German (?), Old Saxon (?)
Germanic name, in which the first element is adal "noble". The second element may be derived from either Old Saxon wald, Old High German walt meaning "power, authority" (making it a variant of Adalwald) or Old Saxon and Old Frisian ald, Old High German alt meaning "old".
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."
Adaleiz f Old High German, Medieval Catalan
Old High German short form of Adalheidis (compare Adelais).
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.
Adalger m Frankish, Old High German
Variant of Adalgar. It is also a cognate of Old English Æðelgar.
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 Lombardic
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."
Adalrun f Old High German
Derived from Old High German adal "noble" and runa "secret lore, rune". This was used for a character in a minor German opera, De Kaisertochter (The Emperor's Daughter; 1885) by Willem de Haan.
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.
Adelchi m Italian (Rare), Lombardic (Italianized), Theatre
Italian form of Adelgis. Adelchi was an associate king of the Lombards from August 759, reigning with his father, Desiderius, until their deposition in June 774... [more]
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".
Adelwig m Germanic
Variant of Adalwig.
Adenordis f Germanic
A corruption of Adamardis.
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."
Agilmar m Germanic
Version of Egilmar.
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 Frankish (Latinized), History (Ecclesiastical)
Latinized form of a Frankish name derived from the elements aggju meaning "blade" and friþu meaning "peace"... [more]
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]
Ainard m East Frisian (Archaic), Germanic (?)
Containing name elements agi and hard.
Aistolf m Germanic
Variant of Aistulf.
Aiulf m Lombardic, Medieval English, Anglo-Norman
A Germanic name formed from the name elements agin "edge (of a sword)" and wolf "wolf" (see Aginulf).... [more]
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.
Albero m Old High German, Medieval German
Short form of Adalbero or Adelbero, derived from Old High German adal meaning "noble" combined with Old High German and Old Saxon bero meaning "bear", making it a variant of Adalbern.
Albertinus m Germanic (Latinized), Medieval Italian (Latinized)
Latinized form of a diminutive of Albertus. Used by a saint.
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 Old Germanic alhs "temple" and wini "friend" (compare Alawin and Ealhwine)... [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.
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]
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).
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.
Aliaricus m Germanic, Gothic (Latinized), Galician
From Old Germanic aljaz "other, else; foreign" and rīks "ruler, king".
Alibertus m Germanic, Gothic (Latinized), Galician
From Old Germanic aljaz "other, else; foreign" and berhtaz "bright". Alternately, the first element could derive from allaz "all; whole, entire"... [more]
Alliefredus m Germanic, Gothic (Latinized), Galician
From Old Germanic aljaz "other, else; foreign" and friþuz "peace". Alternately, the first element might derive from aljaną "zeal, vigour, courage".
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.
Alphonsos m Greek, Germanic (Hellenized)
Original Greek form of Alphonsus (see Alfonso).
Altilde f Frankish
From Altildis, a Latinized form of a Germanic name derived from the elements alt meaning "old" and hilt meaning "battle", making it a cognate of Old English Ealdhild.
Amal m Germanic
Variation of Amalia.
Amalafrid m Germanic
Variant spelling of Amalfrid. Through his mother Amalaberga, Amalafrid was a great-grandson of Theodemir, king of the Ostrogoths (in the 5th century AD).
Amalafrida f Germanic, History
Variant of Amalfrida. Amalafrida was a daughter of Theodemir, king of the Ostrogoths in the 5th century AD.
Amalaswintha f Germanic, Dutch, History
Derived from the Germanic elements amal "work" and Gothic svinths (swind in Old High German) "strength." This name was borne by a daughter of Theodoric the Great, who became queen of the Ostrogoths after his death in 526 AD.
Amalburg f Germanic
The first element of this name is derived from the Germanic element amal "work." 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."
Amalfrid m Germanic
Means "peaceful work", derived from the Germanic element amal "work" combined with Old High German fridu "peace."
Amalfrida f Germanic
Feminine form of Amalfrid.
Amalgar m Frankish, Medieval English
Derived from the Old German elements *amal "vigorous, brave" and ger "spear".
Amalgild f Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element amal "work" combined with Gothic gild "sacrifice."
Amalgis m Germanic
The first element of this Germanic name comes from amal "work." 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]
Amalgund f Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element amal "work" combined with Old High German gund "war."
Amalhard m Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element amal "work" combined with Gothic hardus (hart in Old High German) "brave, hardy."
Amalhild f Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element amal "work" combined with Old Norse hildr "battle."
Amalrad m Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element amal "work" combined with Old High German rât "counsel."
Amaltrud f Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element amal "work" combined with þruþ "strength."
Amalwin m Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element amal "work" combined with Old High German wini "friend."
Amatilda f Frankish
This is the name of a Frankish queen who succeeded the Anglo-Saxon Balthild and preceded Bilichild of Austrasia. Not much is known of her, though it's known that she was the wife of Chlothar III.
Amil m Germanic
Variation of Amal.
Analeib m Old High German
Old High German version of Anláf.
Andhard m Germanic
Derived from Old High German ando "fervor, zeal" combined with Gothic hardus (hart in Old High German) "brave, hardy".
Andric m Germanic
Derived from Old High German ando "fervor, zeal" 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."
Andward m Germanic
Derived from Old High German ando "fervor, zeal" combined with Old High German wart "guard."
Angadresma f History (Ecclesiastical), Frankish (?)
Saint Angadresma (or Angadrisma) was a 7th-century abbess and miracle worker venerated in Beauvais, France.
Angilbald m Germanic
The meaning and origin of the first element is rather uncertain: we know that it comes from angil, but we don't exactly know where angil itself comes from. But there are a few possibilities... [more]
Angilburg f Germanic
The meaning and origin of the first element is rather uncertain: we know that it comes from angil, but we don't exactly know where angil itself comes from. But there are a few possibilities... [more]
Angilfrid m Germanic
The meaning and origin of the first element is rather uncertain: we know that it comes from angil, but we don't exactly know where angil itself comes from. But there are a few possibilities... [more]
Angilhard m Germanic
The meaning and origin of the first element is rather uncertain: we know that it comes from angil, but we don't exactly know where angil itself comes from. But there are a few possibilities... [more]
Angilmund m Germanic
The meaning and origin of the first element is rather uncertain: we know that it comes from angil, but we don't exactly know where angil itself comes from. But there are a few possibilities... [more]
Angilram m Germanic
The meaning and origin of the first element is rather uncertain: we know that it comes from angil, but we don't exactly know where angil itself comes from. But there are a few possibilities... [more]
Angiltrud f Germanic
The meaning and origin of the first element is rather uncertain: we know that it comes from angil, but we don't exactly know where angil itself comes from. But there are a few possibilities... [more]
Angilwin m Germanic
The meaning and origin of the first element is rather uncertain: we know that it comes from angil, but we don't exactly know where angil itself comes from. But there are a few possibilities... [more]
Anicho m Old High German
Old High German diminutive of Ano meaning "ancestor, father".
Anna f Germanic
Short form of names beginning with Arn.
Ansbald m Germanic
Means "brave god", derived from Old High German ans "god" combined with Old High German bald "bold, brave."
Ansberta f Germanic
Feminine form of Ansbert
Ansbrand m Germanic
Derived from Old High German ans "god" combined with Old Norse brand "sword."
Ansellus m Germanic (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Old German name Ansila, a derivative of Old High German ansi "a god". This was often confused with the similar name Anselm... [more]
Ansfleda f Germanic
Derived from Old High German ans "god" combined with flâdi "beauty, respectability."
Ansflede f Germanic
Variant spelling of Ansfleda. Ansflede was the wife of Waratton, a 7th-century mayor of the palace of Neustria and Burgundy.
Ansfrid m Germanic
Means "peaceful god", derived from Old High German ans "god" combined with Old High German fridu "peace."
Ansgarde f 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.
Ansgisel m Germanic
Derived from Old High German ans "god" combined with gisel "hostage" or "pledge."
Ansmar m Germanic
Derived from Old High German ans "god" combined with Old High German mâri "famous."
Ansmund m Germanic
Derived from Old High German ans "god" combined with Old High German mund "protection."
Ansoberta f Germanic
Feminine form of Ansbert.
Ansprand m Germanic, History
Variant spelling of Ansbrand. Ansprand was the name of an 8th-century king of the Lombards.
Anstrud f Germanic
Derived from Old High German ans "god" combined with þruþ "strength."
Answald m Germanic
Derived from Old High German ans "god" combined with Gothic valdan "to reign."
Answin m Germanic
Derived from Old High German ans "god" combined with Old High German wini "friend."
Arabert m Germanic
The meaning and origin of the first element in this Germanic name is rather uncertain, and so there are various possibilities to the name's meaning. The most likely possibility is that the first element is derived from Proto-Germanic aran or arna "eagle" (ara in Gothic and arn in Old High German)... [more]
Aragund f Germanic
The meaning and origin of the first element in this Germanic name is rather uncertain, and so there are various possibilities to the name's meaning. The most likely possibility is that the first element is derived from Proto-Germanic aran or arna "eagle" (ara in Gothic and arn in Old High German)... [more]
Aramund m Germanic
The meaning and origin of the first element in this Germanic name is rather uncertain, and so there are various possibilities to the name's meaning. The most likely possibility is that the first element is derived from Proto-Germanic aran or arna "eagle" (ara in Gothic and arn in Old High German)... [more]
Arbogast m Germanic
Derived from Gothic arbi "inheritance" combined with Gothic gasts (gast in Old High German) "guest, stranger." Saint Arbogast was a 7th-century bishop of Strasbourg.
Archibaldos m Germanic (Hellenized)
Hellenized form of Archibaldus (see Archibald).
Ardaric m Germanic, History
Variant of Hardaric, with reduction of the 'h.' Ardaric was the name of a 5th-century king of the Gepids, a Germanic tribe.
Ardarich m Germanic
German form of Ardaric.
Arduinus m Germanic (Latinized), Dutch (Rare)
Latinized form of Hardwin, which would ultimately come to serve as the basis for Arduin and Arduino... [more]
Aregis m Germanic
The meaning and origin of the first element in this Germanic name is rather uncertain, and so there are various possibilities to the name's meaning. The most likely possibility is that the first element is derived from Proto-Germanic aran or arna "eagle" (ara in Gothic and arn in Old High German)... [more]
Aregund f Germanic, History
Variant spelling of Aragund. Aregund was the name of the wife of Chlothar I, a 6th-century Merovingian king of the Franks.
Arioldus m Germanic (Latinized), Theatre
Probably a variant of Arialdus. This is the name of a character from the 17th-century stage play The Swisser.
Aripert m Germanic, History
Variant of Aribert. Aripert I was a 7th-century king of the Lombards in Italy.
Ariulf m Germanic, History
Variant form of Arulf. Ariulf was the name of a 6th-century duke of Spoleto (Italy).
Ariwald m Germanic
The meaning and origin of the first element in this Germanic name is rather uncertain, and so there are various possibilities to the name's meaning. The most likely possibility is that the first element is derived from Proto-Germanic aran or arna "eagle" (ara in Gothic and arn in Old High German)... [more]
Arnbert m Medieval French, Germanic, Old High German (?)
Derived from Old High German and Old Saxon arn meaning "eagle" and Old High German beraht, Old Saxon berht meaning "bright" from Proto-Germanic *berhtaz.
Arnulph m Germanic
Variant of Arnulf derived from Latinized Arnolphus.
Arolf m Germanic
Variant of Arulf.
Arulf m Germanic
The meaning and origin of the first element in this Germanic name is rather uncertain, and so there are various possibilities to the name's meaning. The most likely possibility is that the first element is derived from Proto-Germanic aran or arna "eagle" (ara in Gothic and arn in Old High German)... [more]
Ascolt m Old High German
Combination of the Germanic name elements asc "ash tree" and walt "ruler".
Askold m Old High German, History
Variant of Ascolt. Askold and Dir (died in 882) were princes of Kiev and founders of the first Vikings' state in the Dnieper... [more]
Astulphus m Germanic (Latinized), Lombardic (Latinized)
Latinized form of Haistulf and Aistulf. Used by a few saints and beatified saint astolfus of Mainz and astolfo lobo.
Atala m Germanic
Variant of Attala.
Atenolfo m Lombardic (Italianized)
A dithematic name with the second name element wolf "wolf" and the first name element athan that is probably derived from Gothic aþn "year".
Athalaric m Germanic, History
Form of Adalric. This name was borne by a king of the Ostrogoths in the 6th century AD, who was a grandson of Theodoric the Great.
Athalbodo m Germanic
Containing name elements athal and bodo meaning "messenger or courier".
Athalhart m Old High German
Old High German form of Adalhard.
Athalric m Germanic
Derived from the Germanic name elements adal "noble" and rīhhi "noble, distinguished, rich".
Athanagild m Germanic, History
Derived from Gothic athn or atathni "year" (or possibly a derivative of athala "noble") combined with Gothic gild "sacrifice." Athanagild was a 6th-century king of Visigothic Hispania.
Athavulfus m Germanic (Latinized)
A more latinized form of Athawulf.
Attala m Germanic
Derived from an Ancient Germanic word meaning "fatherly, paternal".
Auderic m Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element auda "wealth, property" (also see Audovacar) 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."
Audigerna f Germanic
West Germanic name composed from *aud "wealth, riches, fortune" and gern "eager, willing"; for the second element, cf. Gothic cognate *gairns, which can also mean "desirous, covetous".... [more]
Audoard m Old High German
Combination of ot "property" and wart "guard".