Medieval English Submitted Names

These names were used by medieval English peoples.
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WATT m Anglo-Saxon, Medieval English
Diminutive of Walter. This name was borne by a Sussex king that ruled possibly around 692 to 700 CE.
WEOLA m Medieval English
Unsure of gender.
WERENFRID m Medieval German (?), Medieval English (?)
Variant of Warinfrid via the Latinized form Werinfridus or Werenfridus. This was the name of an 8th-century saint and Benedictine missionary, also known as Werenfridus, who was allegedly born in England and became an assistant to Saint Willibrord in his labors to convert the Frisians.
WHAT-GOD-WILL m English (Puritan), Medieval English
Referring to the will of God.
WIMARCA f Medieval English
Medieval English adaption of the Old Breton unisex name Wiuhomarch.
WINEWALD m Theology, Medieval English
Second abbot of Beverley monastery in England succeeding St. Berchtun. He was successful in his efforts to make Beverley a center for English cultural and spiritual growth.
WLUIET m Medieval English
Middle English form of Wulfgéat.
WRATH m Medieval English
Meaning, "extreme anger." Referring to the wrath of God.
WUDLUC m Medieval English
Composed of the elements wudu ‘wood’ + lac ‘play’, ‘sport’.
WULFRUNA f Medieval English
Lady Wulfruna (or Wulfrun) was the founder of Wolverhampton, England. I cannot find a meaning for the name except that "wulf" is Old English for "wolf".
WULSIN m Theology, Medieval English
The name of a Benedictine bishop and monk also called Ultius. A disciple of St. Dunstan, he was named by the saint to serve as superior over the restored community of Westminster, England, circa 960, and eventually became abbot in 980... [more]
WULVIVA f Anglo-Saxon (Latinized), Medieval English
Derived from the Old English elements wulf "wolf" and giefu "gift".
WYLMOTT f Medieval English
Medieval diminutive of Willelma.
YSOPA f Medieval English (Latinized)
Latinized form of Hyssop. In medieval England this spelling appears in Latin documents.
YSORIA f Medieval English
The etymology is uncertain, “but perhaps related to Latin Isaura, an ethic byname derived from the region of Isauria in Asia Minor.”