Medieval Submitted Names

These names were used in medieval times.
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Aabiørn m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Ábiǫrn.
Aabram m Old Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Abram 1.
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.
Aalf m Old Swedish
Variant of Alf 1.
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.
Abád m Medieval Hungarian
Diminutive of Aba.
Aban m & f Medieval Arabic (Moorish), Arabic
Means "clear, lucid, eloquent" in Arabic.
Abba f Medieval French
Feminine form of Abbo.
Abbatissa f Medieval English (Latinized, Rare)
From Latin abbatissa meaning "abbess". While this was more usually found as a title, there are a handful of English occurrences of it used as a given name. Also compare the Old English masculine name Abbud.
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]
Abdah f & m Medieval Arabic, Arabic
Variant of Abda.
Abeleke f Old Swedish
Diminutive of Abele.
Abeley m Judeo-French
Variant of Abel.
Abelina f Medieval French (Latinized)
Variant of Abba recorded in France in 1147.
Aben m Medieval Arabic (Moorish)
Derived from Arabic اِبْن (ibn), meaning "son".
Aberlin m Judeo-French
Diminutive of Abraham.
Abigall f Medieval Scottish, Romani (Archaic)
Medieval Scottish form of Abigail.
Abigay f Medieval French, Medieval Walloon
Medieval French and Medieval Walloon 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.
Abondancia f Medieval Italian
Medieval Italian form of Abundance.
Abony m Medieval Hungarian
Diminutive of Aba.
Abos m Medieval Hungarian
Diminutive of Aba.
Abrafán m Medieval Galician
Medieval Galician variant of Abraham.
Abrahame m Medieval Dutch
Medieval Dutch form 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.
Açach m Medieval Jewish, Medieval Spanish
Medieval Judeo-Spanish form of Isaac attested in Navarre.
Acco m Medieval German
Diminutive of names containing Proto-Germanic *agio "blade".
Accorsa f Medieval Italian
Italian accorsa from Latin accursia "aided, helped".... [more]
Acelin m Medieval French
Double diminutive of Asce.
Acfrida f Medieval French
Feminine form of Acfrid.
Acha f Pictish, Anglo-Saxon, Medieval Scottish
The name of a Deiran princess who later married king Æðelfrið of Bernicia.
Achere m Medieval French
Middle French form of a Germanic name that was Latinized as Acharius.
Acherea f Medieval French
Feminine form of Achere.
Achilde f Medieval French
Derived from Proto-Germanic agio "blade" and 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.
Acledulf m Medieval French
Variant of Aclulf or Agilulf, using an extended form of the first element (Old French agil "blade", and then retaining the -d from its use in other compound names such as Agledeus and Agledrudis).
Aclehar m Medieval French (Rare)
Derived from Proto-Germanic *agio "blade" and Old High German heri "host, army".
Aclehard m Medieval French
Variant of Agilhard. Also see Egilhard and Achard.
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".
Acleman m Medieval French
Derived from Proto-Germanic *agio "blade" and Old High German man "man".
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".
Aclinde f Medieval, Medieval French
Proto-Germanic agio "blade" lengthened to Old French agil + Proto-Germanic linþaz "gentle, sweet, mild".
Acris m Medieval English
Middle English vernacular form of Zacharias.
Actard m Medieval French
Derived from Old High German ahta meaning "attention, reflection" combined with Old Saxon hard or Old High German hart meaning "strong, hard".
Actwin m Old High German, Medieval, Medieval French
Old High German ahta "attention, reflexion" + Old High German wini "friend".
Adaem m Medieval Dutch
Medieval Dutch form of Adam via its latinized form Adamus, as is indicated by the pronunciation of both names.
Adalaís f Gascon, Medieval Occitan
Occitan and Gascon form of Adelais.
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".
Adalbero m Medieval German
Combination of German adal "noble" and bero "bear".
Adaleiz f Old High German, Medieval Catalan
Old High German short form of Adalheidis (compare Adelais).
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".
Adalgaud m Medieval German
Derived from Old High German adal "noble" and Gaut "Geat".
Adalinda f Medieval German, Sicilian
Derived from the Germanic elements adal "noble" and lind "linden tree, lime; shield (made of lime wood); gentle, soft".
Adalinde f Medieval French
Medieval French form of Adalindis.
Adalolt m Medieval German
Medieval German form of Adalald.
Adamuccio m Medieval Italian
Medieval Italian diminutive of Adamo, as -uccio is an Italian masculine diminutive suffix.
Adamus m Hebrew (Latinized), Medieval Latin, Dutch (Rare), English (Archaic), German (Archaic)
Latinized form of Adam, used primarily as a baptismal name or as an official name on birth certificates. In western Europe, this name was especially common in the medieval period.
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.
Adberg f Medieval German
Derived from Old High German ōt "wealth, riches" and berg "mountain, hill".
Adbrei m Medieval English
Of debated origin and meaning.... [more]
Adcock m Medieval English
Diminutive of Adam.
Adda f Medieval French
Medieval French form of Ada 1.
Ade f Medieval French
Medieval French form of Ada 1.
Ade f Judeo-Anglo-Norman
Judeo-Anglo-Norman form of Adah.
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]
Adelelm m Anglo-Norman
Medieval name recorded in Domesday Book (1086), probably from the continental Germanic name Adalhelm. (The Old English cognate Æðelhelm or Æthelhelm had become reduced to Æthelm by circa 940, making it a less likely source.)
Adelice f Medieval French, Louisiana Creole, French (Modern)
Variant of Adelicia. In France, this name was revived in the 1990s.
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, Lengadocian, Gascon, Niçard
Scandinavian feminine variant of Adelina, Romanian, Languedocian, Niçard and Gascon 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, Medieval French
Derived from Old High German adal "noble", or a short form of names beginning with this element. Also compare the feminine equivalent Adela.
Adelund m Medieval English
Created with the element adel meaning "noble."
Adie m Medieval English
Medieval pet form of Adam.
Adilger m Medieval German
Vernacular form of Adalger.
Adils m Old Norse, Old Danish, Swedish (Rare)
Younger version of Aðils. From the Proto-Norse Aþagīslaz. Aþa, short for aþala, meaning "noble", "foremost". And gīslaz meaning "arrow shaft".
Ådjî m Medieval Walloon
Walloon form of Alger.
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 Gothic, Medieval Spanish, Spanish
Visigothic name possibly derived from the Germanic elements auds "wealth" and sinþs "path". This was the name of an 8th-century queen of Asturias, Spain... [more]
Adred m Medieval English
A name with unknown etymology with historical usage in medieval Europe.
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.
Adser m Old Danish, Danish (Rare), Icelandic (Archaic)
Danish and Icelandic form of Asher.
Adulf m Medieval English, Medieval Polish
Medieval English variant of Adolph and Medieval Polish variant of Adolf.
Adulphus m Old Norse, Old Swedish
Latinized form of Oddulf and variant of Adolphus.
Adurée f Medieval French
To endure, to suffer something difficult with patience, dignity, and grace.
Advisa f Medieval French
Alternate form of Hedwig.
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.
Ældiet f Medieval English
Variant of Ealdgyð found in Domesday Book.
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."
Aelod m Medieval English
Variant of Adelold, possibly a form of Adalwald or Æthelwold.
Ælric m Medieval English
Variant of Æthelric or Ælfric; see also Elric.
Aer m Medieval Latin
This name means "air" in Latin.
Ærinolf m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Arnulfr.
Ærngun f Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Æringunnr.
Aernken m Medieval Dutch
Diminutive of Arend.
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.
Aethelsi m Medieval English
Variant of Æthelsige recorded in Domesday Book.
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 History (Ecclesiastical), Medieval French (Latinized, ?)
This name was borne by multiple saints: Saint Aetherius of Nicomedia (died 304), who was martyred during the persecutions of the Roman emperor Diocletian; Saint Aetherius the Martyr (4th century), a missionary bishop who evangelized in the Crimea and southern Russia and was also martyred; Saint Aetherius of Auxerre (6th century), a bishop of Auxerre, France; Saint Etherius of Lyons (died 602), a bishop of Lyons, France; and Saint Aetherius of Vienne (7th century), a bishop of Vienne, France.
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]
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).
Affrosa f Medieval Italian
Italian saint, also known as St Dafrosa. Married to St Flavian.
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]
Ageda f Medieval Portuguese
Medieval variant of Águeda.
Agenet m Medieval English
Possibly a medieval diminutive of names beginning with the Old French element agin, a lengthened form of Proto-Germanic *agjō "blade" (e.g. Agenulf; see Aginulf).
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 Aginulf. Also see Einulf.
Aggi f & m Danish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Icelandic, Swedish (Rare), Old Danish, Old Swedish
Diminutive of Ágúst, Angelica and other names containing Ag.
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.
Aglent f Medieval Hungarian
Old Hungarian form of Ágnes.
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]
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, Luxembourgish (Archaic)
Old Swedish variant and Luxembourgish form 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 (Tuscan)
Variant of Angiolo. A bearer of this name was Agnolo di Tura, an Italian chronicler from the 14th century AD.
Agostin m Venetian, Ligurian, Medieval Spanish
Venetian and Ligurian form of Agostino as well as a medieval Spanish variant of Agustín.
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.
Aigiarn f Medieval Mongolian
Means "shining moon" in Mongolian. This is the name of one of Kublai Khan's nieces.
Ailbern m Medieval English, Medieval German
Combination of unknown Germanic element ail and Germanic element bern meaning "bear."
Aildag m Medieval English, Anglo-Norman
Possibly from Adaldag or its Old English cognate Ætheldæg.
Ailerán m Medieval Irish, History (Ecclesiastical)
Borne by Ailerán the Wise, Irish scholar and saint.
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 æðele "noble" and lufu "love".
Ailwi m Medieval English
Coalescence of several Old English names: Æðelwig "noble battle", Ealdwig "ancient battle", and Ælfwig "elf battle".
Aimon m Lengadocian, Provençal, Medieval Walloon
Medieval Walloon, Languedocian and Provençal form of Haimo.
Ainéislis m Irish (Modern, Rare), Medieval Irish
Possibly means "careful, thoughtful" from the Irish negative prefix ain- combined with éislis "negligence, remissness".
Aio m Medieval Basque, Medieval Spanish
Possibly originated from the name of the Roman deity Aius. Documented for the first time in Roman era inscriptions in San Vicente de Alcántara (Badajoz), and in the 12th century in Iruña/Pamplona.
Aiora f Basque, Medieval Basque
Feminine form of Aioro.
Aioro m Medieval Basque
Of unknown origin and meaning.
Airard m Medieval French, Anglo-Norman
Derived from the Germanic elements heri "army" and hard "brave, hardy" (compare Erhard).
Airas m Medieval Galician, Galician (Modern)
Galician version of Aires. This was the name of several Galician medieval poets, like Airas Nunes. It has seen a revival in Galicia since the 2000's.
Aisil m Medieval English
Perhaps a misspelling of Ailsi, a form of Æthelsige. This name 'occurs nowhere else outside Domesday Book', according to the Prosopography of Anglo-Saxon England.
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).
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 Lombardic, Medieval English, Anglo-Norman
A Germanic name formed from the name elements agin "edge (of a sword)" and wolf "wolf" (see Aginulf).... [more]
Àïxa f Catalan, Medieval Catalan
Catalan variant of the arabic name Aisha, which means "alive" or "she who lives".
Aiza f Basque, Medieval Basque
Feminine form of Aizo.
Aizeti f Basque, Medieval Basque
Old Basque name of unknown meaning, first recorded in Navarre in 1141.
Aizivella f Gascon (Archaic), Medieval Occitan
Derived from Proto-Germanic *agio "blade" and *wela "well; good".
Aizo m Medieval Basque
Of uncertain origin and meaning. Theories include a derivation from Basque aitz "rock, stone".
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.