were used by medieval English peoples.
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WERENFRID m Medieval German (?), Medieval English (?)
Variant of Warinfrid
via the Latinized form Werinfridus
. 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.
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.
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]
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.”