Medieval English Submitted Names
were used by medieval English peoples.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
AELLIC m Medieval English
Combination of Anglo-Saxon elements ael
meaning "hall, temple" and lic
with the contested meaning of "like" or "body."
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.
ALCUDE m Medieval English
Combination of Anglo-Saxon elements al
"noble" and cude
from the element cueth
AMPHELISE f Medieval English
Possibly a compound of Amice
. The name begins appearing in the late 1100s (attested in 1198) with the formal Latin version of Amphelisia and the vernacular version of Anflis.
ANGER m Medieval English
Meaning, "a strong feeling of annoyance, displeasure, or hostility." Referring to the wrath of God.
ARGENTINA f Spanish, Medieval English
, the name of a country in South America. It is derived from the Latin argentum
(silver), which in turn comes from the Ancient Greek ἀργήντος
(argēntos), from ἀργήεις
(argēeis), "white, shining"... [more]
ARNGRIM m Medieval English, Norse Mythology
Anglo-Scandinavian variant of Arngrímr
. This was the name of a berserker in Norse mythology; he figures in Hervarar saga
, Gesta Danorum
, Lay of Hyndla
, a number of Faroese ballads, and Örvar-Odds saga
AVENEL m Medieval English
Originally derived from the same, highly uncertain, source as Avo
, Avenel was first in use as a given name in the Middle Ages, and later went on to become a surname (which, in turn, was occasionally re-used as a given name from the 1500s onwards).
BARDOLPH m Theatre, Medieval English (?)
Possibly from a Germanic name derived from the elements bard
, meaning "small axe" or "beard", and wulf
"wolf". Shakespeare used it for minor characters in several plays.