Medieval Submitted Names

These names were used in medieval times.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
AABIØRN m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of ÁBIǪRN.
AABRAM m Old Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Abram.
AABYORN m Old Swedish
Old Swedish variant of ÁBIǪRN.
AABYRN m Old Swedish
Old Swedish variant of ÁBIǪRN.
AACHE m Old Swedish
Old Swedish variant of AAKE.
AADDHE m Old Swedish
Old Swedish variant of ODDE or ADDE.
AAGGY m Old Swedish
Variant of AAGHE.
AAGHÆ m Old Swedish
Variant of AAGHE.
AAGHE m Old Swedish
Old Swedish variant of ÁKI.
AAGI m Old Swedish
Variant of AAGHE.
AAKÄ m Old Swedish
Old Swedish variant of ÅKE.
AAKÆ m Old Swedish
Old Swedish variant of ÅKE.
AÅKE m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of AAKE.
AAKO m Old Swedish
Variant of AAKE.
AALE m Old Swedish, Finnish
Old Swedish short form of names beginning with Al- and Finnish diminutive of AARNE or ARVID.
AALFF m Old Swedish
Old Swedish variant of ALF (1).
AALGOTH m Old Swedish
Old Swedish variant of ALGOT.
AALGUT m Old Swedish
Old Swedish variant of ALGOT.
AAN m Old Swedish
Variant of ÁNN.
ABAN m & f Medieval Arabic (Moorish), Arabic
Means "clear, lucid, eloquent" in Arabic.
ABBO m Medieval Dutch, Finnish, Frisian
Frisian diminutive of Old High German names beginning with the element adal, as well as a medieval Dutch name of unknown meaning.
ABBUD m Medieval English
Derived from Old English abbud meaning "abbot".
ABDAH f & m Medieval Arabic, Arabic
Variant of ABDA.
ABDJLOS m Medieval Arabic (Rare, Archaic)
The Man Who is Loyal to Creation
ABELEKE f Old Swedish
Diminutive of ABELE.
ABIGALL f Medieval Scottish
Medieval Scottish form of ABIGAIL.
ABILD m Old Swedish
Old Swedish variant of ABEL.
ABLUNA f Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of APOLLONIA.
ABLUNIA f Medieval Finnish
Finnish adoption and elaboration of ABLUNA.
ABRAFÁN m Medieval Galician
Medieval Galician variant of ABRAHAM.
ABRAMKA f Medieval Polish
Medieval Polish feminine form of ABRAHAM.
ABRAMUCCIO m Medieval Italian, Judeo-Italian, Medieval Jewish
Medieval Italian diminutive of ABRAMO, as -uccio is an Italian masculine diminutive suffix.
ACARD m Medieval English
Combination of Anglo-saxon elements ac meaning "oak" and ard meaning "hard."
ACCORSA f Medieval Italian
Italian accorsa from Latin accursia "aided, helped".... [more]
ACELIN m Medieval French
Double diminutive of ASCE.
ACFRID m Medieval, Old High German, Medieval French
Proto-Germanic agio "blade" + Old High German fridu, Old Saxon frithu "peace".
ACFRIDA f Medieval, Old High German, Old Saxon, Medieval French
Proto-Germanic agio "blade" + Old High German fridu, Old Saxon frithu "peace". Fem. of ACFRID.
ACHERE m Medieval, Medieval French, Old High German
Proto-Germanic agio "blade" + Old High German heri "host, army".... [more]
ACHILDE f Medieval, Old High German, Medieval French
Proto-Germanic agio "blade" + Old High German hiltja "battle".
ACHO m Old Swedish
Latinised form of AKE.
ACIBELLA f Medieval Occitan, Gascon (Archaic)
Variant of AIZIVELLA via the variant Azivelle.
ACLEBERTA f Medieval French
Proto-Germanic agio "blade" lengthened to Old French agil + Old High German beraht, Old Saxon berht "bright" from Proto-Germanic berhtaz.
ACLEDULF m Medieval
Proto-Germanic *agio 'blade' lengthened to Old French agil and then retaining the -d from its use in compounds such as Agledeus and Agledrudis + Old High German wolf, Gothic wulf 'wolf'.
ACLEFRID m Medieval, Old Saxon, Old High German, Medieval French
Proto-Germanic agio "blade" lengthened to Old French agil + Old High German fridu, Old Saxon frithu "peace".
ACLEWALDA f Medieval, Old High German, Medieval French
Proto-Germanic agio "blade" lengthened to Old French agil + Old Saxon wald, Old High German walt "power, authority".
ACLINDE f Medieval, Medieval French
Proto-Germanic agio "blade" lengthened to Old French agil + Proto-Germanic linþaz "gentle, sweet, mild".
ACLULF m Old High German, Medieval, Medieval French
Proto-Germanic agio "blade" lengthened to Old French agil + Old High German wolf, Gothic wulf "wolf".
ACTARD m Old Saxon, Old High German, Medieval, Medieval French
Old High German ahta "attention, reflection" + Old Saxon hard, Old High German hart "strong, hard".
ACTWIN m Old High German, Medieval, Medieval French
Old High German ahta "attention, reflexion" + Old High German wini "friend".
ACWULF m Medieval English
Name created with the elements ac "oak" and wulf 'wolf.'
ADALAÍS f Gascon, Medieval Occitan
Occitan and Gascon form of ADELAIS.
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".
ADALBERO m Medieval German
Combination of German adal "noble" and bero "bear".
ADALETA f Medieval Italian, Medieval Catalan
Adaleta di Siena was the wife of Farinata degli Uberti (leader of the Ghibelline faction in Florence). ... [more]
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".
ADALINDA f Medieval German, Sicilian
Derived from the Germanic elements adal "noble" and lind "linden tree, lime; shield (made of lime wood); gentle, soft".
ADALSINDA f Medieval French
Variant of ADALSIND. Saint Adalsinda is a Catholic saint especially venerated in Douai, France.
ADAMUCCIO m Medieval Italian
Medieval Italian diminutive of ADAMO, as -uccio is an Italian masculine diminutive suffix.
ADATTE f Medieval French, French (Archaic)
Archaic French name of unkown origin and meaning. It seems to have been a local name only found in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region.
ADBREI m Medieval English
Of debated origin and meaning.... [more]
ADCOCK m Medieval English
Diminutive of ADAM.
ADE f Medieval French
Medieval French form of ADA.
ADECOCK m Medieval English
Diminutive of ADAM.
ADELAERT m Medieval Dutch
Dutch medieval form of ADELHARD.
ADELASIA f Medieval Italian, Theatre, Italian, Sardinian
Medieval Italian variant of ADELAIDE. ... [more]
ADELCHI m Italian (Rare), Medieval Italian
It is an Italian form of ADELGIS from the Ancient German elements adal 'noble' and gisil 'arrow'. Adelchi was a Longobard prince, son of King Desiderio who ruled Longobard territories in years 756-774... [more]
ADELELM m Medieval English
Composed of elements Adel meaning "noble", and helm meaning "helmet." Variant of ADELHELM.
ADELIE f English (Rare), Medieval English
Anglicized form of ADÉLIE and medieval English short form of ADELICIA.
ADELIN f & m Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Finnish (Rare), Medieval French, Romanian
Scandinavian feminine variant of ADELINA, Romanian masculine form of ADELINA and medieval French masculine form of ADELINE.
ADELIZA f Medieval English, Old Swedish
Medieval English and Old Swedish form of ADELAIS. The second wife of Henry I of England bore this name.
ADELO m Medieval English
Composed with the element Adel meaning "noble."
ADELUND m Medieval English
Created with the element adel meaning "noble."
ADHÉMAR m French, Medieval French, Medieval German
Germanic name used most commonly in the Alsace-Lorraine area of France meaning, "noble, illustrious."
ADIE m Medieval English
Medieval pet form of ADAM.
ADJUTOR m Medieval French
Means "helper" in Latin. Adjutor is the patron saint of swimmers, boaters, and drowning victims, as well as of Vernon, France.
ADKIN m Medieval English
Diminutive of ADAM.
ADLEIDA f Medieval Russian
Likely a cognate of ADELAIDE.
ADMIRAL m American (Rare), Medieval English
From the English word admiral meaning "a commander of a fleet or naval squadron, or a naval officer of very high rank".
ADMIRANDA f Medieval English
Derived from Latin admirare "to admire".
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... [more]
ADRIAEN m Medieval Dutch
Medieval Dutch form of ADRIAAN. A well-known bearer of this name was Adriaen van der Donck (c. 1618–1655), a pivotal figure in the establishment of the middle colonies of colonial America, and the ultimate significance of Manhattan as a place of commerce.
ADULF m Medieval English, Medieval Polish
Medieval English variant of ADOLPH and Medieval Polish variant of ADOLF.
ADULPHUS m Ancient Scandinavian, Old Swedish
Latinized form of ODDULF and variant of ADOLPHUS.
ADWIGA f Medieval Polish
Medieval Polish variant of JADWIGA.
ÁEDAMMAIR f Medieval Irish
Derived from Áed (see AODH).
ÆFFIC m Medieval English
Diminutive of AFA.
AELDIET f Medieval English
Of uncertain origin and meaning. It has been speculated, however, to be a corruption of Old English Ealdgyth.
AELESIA f Medieval English
Medieval English variant of ALICIA.
AELEVA f Medieval English
Younger form of Old English ÆLFGIFU created with the Germanic elements ael meaning "hall, temple" and ewa meaning "ever." Compare AELFEVA.
AELLIC m Medieval English
Combination of Anglo-Saxon elements ael meaning "hall, temple" and lic with the contested meaning of "like" or "body."
ÆLLING m Medieval English
Ælling is a masculine Old English name in which an uncompounded name (Ælla, Ælli, or ALLA) has been combined with the suffix –ing.
AELOD m Medieval English, Welsh
From Aelauð, which was a combination of Anglo-Saxon elements ael meaning "hall, temple" and Auð meaning "wealth, fortune."
ÆLRIC m Medieval English
Derived from Old English æl "hall, temple" and ric "power", making the name a cognate of ALBERICH.
ÆRINOLF m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of ARNULFR.
ÆRNGUN f Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of ÆRINGUNNR.
ÆRNOLF m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of ARNULFR.
AERT m Medieval Dutch
Medieval Dutch form of AART.
ÆSBIORN m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of ǢSBIǪRN.
ÆSCMAN m Medieval English
Name using the Germanic elements Æsc meaning "ash" and man meaning "man" probably originally a byname from æscman ‘seaman’ or ‘pirate’, i.e. one who sailed in an ash-wood boat.
AETHELMER m Medieval English
Name combining the Anglo-Saxon element Ædel meaning "noble" and maer meaning "fame."
AETHELSI m Medieval English
Combination of Anglo-Saxon element aethel meaning "noble" and the unknown element si.
ÆTHELWIN m Anglo-Saxon, Medieval English
Variant of Æþelwine (see ÆTHELWINE), which itself is a variant of ÆÐELWINE.
ÆTHELWOLD m Anglo-Saxon, Medieval English
Variant of ÆTHELWEALD. Also compare ÆTHELWALD. A known bearer of this name was Æthelwold of East Anglia, a 7th-century king of East Anglia.
AETHERIUS m Medieval French (Latinized)
Latinized form of Éthère. This name was borne by Saint Aetherius of Auxerre and St. Aetherius, bishop of Lyons.
AFAN m Welsh, Medieval Welsh
The name of a river in South Wales, usually Anglicized as AVON or Avan, presumably derived from Celtic *abon- "river" (making it a cognate of AFON)... [more]
AFFAN m Medieval Arabic (Moorish)
Means "chaste, modest, pure" in Arabic.
AFFERY f Literature, Medieval English
Meaning uncertain, possibly of Old English origin. It may be related to AVERY or APHRA. Affery Flintwinch is a character in Charles Dickens' novel 'Little Dorrit' (1855-7).
AFFRAIC f Medieval Irish
Middle Irish form of AIFRIC.
AFKAR m Old Danish, Old Swedish
Old Danish and Old Swedish younger form of AFKARR.
AFKARUS m Old Swedish
Latinised form of AFKAR.
AGACE f Medieval French
Medieval French form of AGATHE.
AGACIA f Medieval English
Variant of AGATHA (compare medieval French AGACE).
AGATUCCIA f Medieval Italian, Italian (Rare)
Medieval Italian diminutive of AGATA, as -uccia is an Italian feminine diminutive suffix.... [more]
AGAZO m Medieval Dutch
Name in the Low Countries before 1150
AGEDA f Medieval Portuguese
Medieval variant of ÁGUEDA.
AGENET m Medieval English, Medieval French
Combination of Agen, a habitational name for people in Lot-et-Garonne and Aveyron and -et, from diminutive suffix Latin -ettu-.
AGENILDA f Medieval English
Medieval English cognate of AGENILDE.
AGENILDE f Medieval French
Derived from Old French agin, and thus ultimately from Proto-Germanic *agio "blade", and Old High German hiltja "battle".
AGENWULF m Medieval English
Perhaps a variant of ATENULF.
AGGA m Medieval Dutch
Name in the Low Countries before 1150
AGHADA f Old Swedish
Old Swedish variant of AGATHA.
AGHMUND m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of AGMUNDR.
AGHNA f Medieval Irish
Of uncertain origin and meaning. This was the name of two Irish saints.
AGLAECA f Medieval English
Derived from Old English āglāc "distress, torment, misery", now a poetic term meaning "fierce combatant".
AGLENT f Medieval Hungarian
Old Hungarian form of AGNES.
AGNE m Old Swedish
Old Swedish and younger form of AGNI and masculine form of AGNES.
AGNEESE f Medieval Flemish, Medieval Dutch
Medieval Dutch variant of AGNES.
AGNELI m Medieval English, Medieval Scandinavian
From the Nordic name elements ag meaning "edge of sword, blade" and nelli.
AGNESONA f Medieval French (Latinized), Medieval German (Latinized)
Diminutive of AGNES, recorded in Switzerland between the 14th and 15th centuries.
AGNIEZE f Medieval Dutch
Medieval variant of AGNIESE.
AGNIIS f Old Swedish
Variant of AGNIS.
AGNIS f Old Swedish
Old Swedish variant of AGNES.
AGNISE f German (Silesian, Archaic), Medieval German
Variant of AGNES, recorded in Silesia in the 14th century.
AGNOLA f Medieval Italian
Feminine form of AGNOLO.
AGNOLO m Medieval Italian
Medieval Italian (variant) form of either AGNELLO or ANGELO. The name was most commonly used in Tuscany. A bearer of this name was Agnolo di Tura, an Italian chronicler from the 14th century AD.
AICO m Medieval
A diminutive of any of various names whose prototheme is a derivative of Proto-Germanic *aiganą 'to own, to possess'.
AICUSA f Medieval English
Of unknown origin and meaning.
AÍFE f Medieval Irish
Older form of AOIFE.
AIGIARN f Medieval Mongolian
Means "shining moon" in Mongolian. This is the name of one of Kublai Khan's nieces.
AILBE f Medieval Irish
Older form of AILBHE.
AILBERN m Medieval English, Medieval German
Combination of unknown Germanic element ail and Germanic element bern meaning "bear."
AILDAG m Medieval English, Medieval German
Combination of unknown German element ail and contested German element dag possibly meaning "brightness" or "day."
AILEVA f Medieval English
Medieval English form of Old English ÆÐELGIFU.
AILIONÓRA f Irish (Rare), Medieval Irish, Anglo-Norman
Irish form of ELEANOR (probably via Latin Alienora). This name occurs in medieval Irish annals, belonging to two Anglo-Norman noblewomen living in Ireland... [more]
AILOVA f Medieval English
Apparently from an unattested Old English name composed of the elements æðel "noble" and lufu "love".
AILWI m Medieval English
Coalescence of several Old English names: Æðelwig "noble battle", Ealdwig "ancient battle", and ÆLFWIG "elf battle".
AINÉISLIS m Irish (Modern, Rare), Medieval Irish
Possibly means "careful, thoughtful" from the Irish negative prefix ain- combined with éislis "negligence, remissness".
AIRARD m Medieval French, Anglo-Norman
Derived from the Germanic elements hari "army" and hard "brave, hardy". (Compare ERHARD.)
AIRAS m Medieval Galician
Of uncertain origin and meaning.
AISTAN m Medieval English
Possibly from the gothic verb áistan "to reverence."
AITA m Medieval Basque
Derived from Basque aita "father". It appears in this spelling as a given name in the 10th-11th centuries.
AITARD m Anglo-Norman, Medieval French
The first element of this name may be Old High German eit meaning "fire; brilliant". The second element is Old Saxon hard "strong, hard" (Old High German hart).
AITHBHREAC f Scottish Gaelic, Medieval Scottish
Older form of OIGHRIG. Aithbhreac was the given name of the author of the earliest extant poetry in Scottish Gaelic by a poetess. Aithbhreac Inghean Coirceadal (1430-80) wrote a famous poem to eulogise her late husband.
AITHCHE f Medieval Irish
"The name of a holy virgin, patroness of Cill Aithche in the barony of Kenry, Co. Limerick, where her feast-day (Jan. 15) was formerly kept as a holiday and a station held."
AITÒRE m Medieval Occitan
Occitan form of ADJUTOR.
AIULF m Medieval Italian, Medieval English, Ancient Germanic
A Germanic name formed from the name elements AGIN "edge (of a sword)" and WULF "wolf".
AIZA f Basque (Rare), Medieval Basque
Feminine form of AIZO, first recorded in Leire in 1127. Its modern usage might occasionally be influenced by the surname AIZA.
AIZETI f Basque, Medieval Basque
Old Basque name of unknown meaning. It was documented in Navarre in 1141.
AIZIVELLA f Gascon (Archaic), Medieval Occitan
Derived from Proto-Germanic *agio "blade" and *wela "well; good".
AJTONY m Hungarian (Rare), Medieval Hungarian
Ajtony was an early-11th-century ruler in the territory now known as Banat in present-day Romania and Serbia.
AKILE m Medieval English
Possibly early transcription of AKHILLEUS.
AKKAR m Old Danish
Old Danish variant of AFKAR.
AKO m Latvian (Rare), Livonian, Medieval Baltic
The name of a Livonian chieftain in the 13th century.
ALABA f Medieval Basque
Means "daughter" in Medieval Basque. It was documented from the 12th century onwards.
ALAGIA f Medieval Italian, Italian (Archaic)
Possibly a variant of ALASIA, short form of ADELASIA. The Genoese noblewoman Alàgia dei Fieschi, who Dante praises in his 'Purgatorio' (c.1318), was a niece of Pope Adrian V and the wife of Dante's friend Moroello III Malaspina.
ALAINNE f Medieval French
Medieval French feminine form of ALAIN.
ALAMANA f Medieval Basque, Gascon
Medieval Basque and Gascon feminine form of ALAMAN.
ALAMANDA f Medieval Occitan, Gascon (Archaic)
Derived from Latin Alemannia "Germany".
ALANETTE f Medieval Breton
Late medieval Gallicized Breton feminine form of ALAN by way of combining it with the French feminine diminutive suffix -ette.
ALANTEUS m Medieval
An elongation of Proto-Germanic *allaz 'all; every; whole' + Old High German deo 'servant'.
ALARA f Turkish, Medieval Turkic (Rare)
Alara appears in the Turkic Mythology as a beautiful water fairy. She lives in the lakes and rivers of the Caspian basin and grants the wishes of those she deems worthy. She is said to be capable of repairing broken hearts and making them capable of love again... [more]
ALASIA f Medieval Italian
Contracted form of ADELASIA.
ALAWICH m Medieval German
German form of ALAWIG.
ALB m Medieval Romanian
Derived from Romanian alb "white; (figuratively) clean, pure, immaculate".
ALBA f Medieval Romanian
Derived from Romanian albă, the feminine form of the adjective alb "white; (figuratively) clean, pure, immaculate".
ALBAR m Medieval Basque
Medieval Basque form of ALBERT.
ALBELINDA f Medieval
Meaning unknown. Perhaps a transcription variation of Alpelindis, itself a variation of the Germanic female name Alflind, from alf meaning "elf, spirit" and lind meaning "soft, tender".
ALBERTUCCIA f Medieval Italian
Medieval Italian diminutive of ALBERTA, as -uccia is an Italian feminine diminutive suffix.
ALBERTUCCIO m Medieval Italian
Medieval Italian diminutive of ALBERTO, as -uccio is an Italian masculine diminutive suffix.
ALBIERA f Medieval Italian
Feminine form of Albiero, itself a variant of ALBERICO.
ALBINET m Medieval French
Medieval French diminutive of ALBIN (as -et is a French masculine diminutive suffix). This given name is no longer in use in France, but it still survives there as a patronymic surname... [more]
ALBOLD m Medieval English
Combination of unknown Anglo-Saxon element al "noble" and bold meaning "house."
ALBRAY f Medieval English
Vernacular form of ALBREDA.
ALBREA f Medieval English (Latinized)
Feminization of both ALBERICUS and, in early medieval times, of ALFRED.
ALBREDA f Medieval German, Medieval English
Medieval German feminine form of ALBERICH.
ALBRIKT m Ancient Scandinavian, Old Swedish, Norwegian (Rare)
Old Norse and Old Swedish form of ALBRECHT.
ALCUDE m Medieval English
Combination of Anglo-Saxon elements al "noble" and cude from the element cueth meaning "famous."
ALDBERTUS m Medieval Dutch
Name in the Low Countries before 1150
ALDCHURL m Medieval English
Combination of Anglo-Saxon elements ald meaning "noble" and churl "man."
ALDESSA f Medieval French, Medieval German
Recorded in Switzerland in the 15th century.
ALDEVA f Medieval English, Medieval German
Combination of ald meaning "old" and eva meaning "ever."
ALDFRITH m Medieval English
Possibly a variant of ALDFRID.
ALDHILD f Medieval English, Medieval German
Combination of Germanic elements ald meaning "old" and hild meaning "war."
ALDONTZA f Medieval Basque
Medieval Basque name of unknown meaning. It was recorded in 1175.
ALDRED m Medieval English, Medieval German
Combination of Germanic elements ald meaning "old" and ræð meaning "counsel, wisdom."
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