Medieval French Submitted Names

These names were used by medieval French peoples.
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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".
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.
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".
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".
ADALSINDA f Medieval French
Variant of ADALSIND. Saint Adalsinda is a Catholic saint especially venerated in Douai, France.
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.
ADE f Medieval French
Medieval French form of ADA.
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.
ADHÉMAR m French, Medieval French, Medieval German
Germanic name used most commonly in the Alsace-Lorraine area of France meaning, "noble, illustrious."
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.
AETHERIUS m Medieval French (Latinized)
Latinized form of Éthère. This name was borne by Saint Aetherius of Auxerre and St. Aetherius, bishop of Lyons.
AGACE f Medieval French
Medieval French form of AGATHE.
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-.
AGENILDE f Medieval French
Derived from Old French agin, and thus ultimately from Proto-Germanic *agio "blade", and Old High German hiltja "battle".
AGNESONA f Medieval French (Latinized), Medieval German (Latinized)
Diminutive of AGNES, recorded in Switzerland between the 14th and 15th centuries.
AIRARD m Medieval French, Anglo-Norman
Derived from the Germanic elements hari "army" and hard "brave, hardy". (Compare ERHARD.)
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).
ALAINNE f Medieval French
Medieval French feminine form of ALAIN.
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]
ALDESSA f Medieval French, Medieval German
Recorded in Switzerland in the 15th century.
ALIXIA f Medieval French, French (Rare)
Recorded in 15th-century French-speaking Switzerland. It might be a Latinization of ALIX.
ALODIE f French (Rare, Archaic), Medieval French
Medieval French variant of ALODIA. It is still sometimes used in France today, albeit (very) rarely.
ANCELIN m Medieval French, French (Rare), French (Quebec, Rare)
Medieval French diminutive of ANSELME. There are also instances where this name is the masculine form of ANCELINE, which is a French diminutive of ANCELLE.
ANCELINE f Medieval French, French (Rare), English (Rare), Dutch (Rare)
French diminutive of ANCELLE. There are also instances where this name is the feminine form of ANCELIN, which is a French diminutive of ANSELME.... [more]
ANES f Medieval French
Medieval French variant of AGNÈS.
ANGADRESMA f Medieval French (Latinized, ?), History
Saint Angadresma (or Angadrisma) was a 7th-century abbess and miracle worker venerated in Beauvais, France.
ANILLIA f Medieval French, Medieval German
Recorded in Switzerland in the 15th century.
ANNET m Medieval French, French (Archaic)
Masculine diminutive of Anne.
ANNOT f Medieval English, Medieval French
Medieval diminutive of ANN a short form of ANNES (see ANNIS), ANNORA, and ALIANORA... [more]
ANTILLIA f Medieval French
Recorded in 15th-century French-speaking Switzerland.
AREDIUS m Medieval French
See YRIEIX, its alternate form.
ARTALD m Medieval French, Medieval Polish
Derived from Old High German hart "strong; hard" and Old High German walt "power, authority".
ASCE m Medieval French
Old French form of AZZO.
ASCELINA f Medieval French, Anglo-Norman
Feminine form of ASCELIN. This was the name of a 12th-century French saint, a Cistercian mystic.
ASTRALABIUS m Medieval French (Rare)
A latinised greek word, meaning "One who reaches the stars", resembling the word astrolabe (an astronomical instrument).... [more]
ASTROLABE m Medieval French
From the Greek "star taker". Son of Héloïse & Abélard, born c. 1116.
AUBERÉE f Medieval French
Feminine form of AUBERI and Old French form of ALBREDA, recorded several times in the Paris of 1292.
AUBERI m Medieval French
Medieval French form of AUBREY.
AUBINE f Medieval French
Medieval French form of ALBINA. In other words: you could say that this name is the feminine form of AUBIN.... [more]
AUBINET m Medieval French
Medieval French diminutive of AUBIN (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 (albeit barely, as the surname is extremely rare there nowadays)... [more]
AUBINETTE f Medieval French
Medieval French diminutive of AUBINE (as -ette is a French feminine diminutive suffix). In other words: you could say that this name is the feminine form of AUBINET.... [more]
AUDÉARDE f Medieval French
Medieval French variant of HILDEGARDE.
AUDERIC m Medieval French
Medieval French form of ALDERIC.
AUDOUARD m Medieval French
Medieval French form of ALDWARD.
AUDRIC m Medieval French
Medieval French form of ALDRIC.
AUFROY m Medieval French
Medieval French form of ALFRIED, which is a short form of ADALFRIED and thus not to be confused with ALFRED... [more]
AVOISE f Medieval French
Medieval French form of HEDWIG.
AZELINE f French, Medieval French
Possibly a variant of AZALAÏS.
BALDBERT m Medieval, Old High German, Old Saxon, Medieval French
Old High German bald "bold" + Old High German beraht, Old Saxon berht "bright" from Proto-Germanic berhtaz.
BALDEGILDE f Old High German, Medieval, Medieval French
Old High German bald "bold" + Proto-Germanic geldą "reward, gift, money".
BALDOWALD m Medieval, Medieval French, Old High German, Old Saxon
Old High German bald "bold" + Old Saxon wald, Old High German walt "power, authority".
BALDWAR m Medieval, Old High German, Old Saxon, Medieval French
Old High German bald "bold" + a derivative of Old Saxon waru, Old High German wara "protection, watch".
BALIAN m Medieval French, French (Modern, Rare), German (Modern, Rare), Popular Culture
Meaning uncertain. This is most known for being the name of Balian of Ibelin (c. 1140-1193), a lord of the Crusader state of Jerusalem.... [more]
BALSINDE f Old Saxon, Old High German, Medieval, Medieval French
Old Saxon, Old High German balo "destruction" + Old Saxon swīth, Gothic swinþs from Proto-Germanic swinþaz "strong".
BALTAD m Old High German, Medieval, Medieval French
Old High German bald "bold" + Old High German hadu "battle".
BARBILIA f Medieval French
Recorded in 16th-century French-speaking Switzerland.
BARTHOLOMETTE f Medieval French
Medieval French feminine form of BARTHOLOMEW.
BASINA f Medieval French, Medieval German, History
Basina (c. 438 – 477) was a queen of Thuringia in the middle of the fifth century.
BAUDRAN m Medieval, Medieval French, Old High German, Old Saxon
Old High German bald "bold" + Old Saxon hram "raven".
BEAUONCLE m French (Archaic), Medieval, Medieval French
Old French biau, bel, Middle French beau "beautiful, fair; handsome, comely" + Old French, Middle French oncle "uncle".
BEAUVIS m French (Archaic), Medieval, Medieval French
Old French biau, bel, Middle French beau "beautiful, fair; handsome, comely" + Old French viz, vit "sight, visage".
BELIN f Medieval French
Medieval French diminutive form of ISABEL.
BENEGAR m Old High German, Medieval, Medieval French
Latin bene "well; agreeably, favorably" + Old High German, Old Saxon gēr "spear".
BENOIST m Medieval French, French
Medieval French form of BENEDICT. (Cf. BENOÎT.)
BERFRID m Medieval, Old Saxon, Old High German, Medieval French, Medieval German
Old High German, Old Saxon bero "bear" + Old High German fridu, Old Saxon frithu "peace".
BERLWIN m Old High German, Medieval, Medieval Polish, Medieval French
An elongation of Old High German, Old Saxon bero "bear" + Old High German wini "friend".
BERNART m Medieval French, Medieval Occitan
Old French and Old Occitan forms of BERNARD.
BERNIER m Medieval French
Medieval French form of BERNHAR.
BERTHOUMINE f Medieval French, French (Archaic)
Archaic southern French feminine form of Berthoumieu, a southern French form of BARTHÉLÉMY.
BERTRAN m Catalan, Occitan, Medieval French, Gascon
Catalan, Occitan, Gascon and Medieval French form of BERTRAND.
BERTULFE m Medieval French
Medieval French form of BERTULF.
BIETRIZ f Medieval French
Old French variant of BÉATRICE.
BIETTE f French (Rare), Medieval French, History
Perhaps from Bietta, the Romansch form of BEATA. ... [more]
BLANCHEFLEUR f Medieval French, Literature
Meaning "white flower" from the French elements blanche and fleur. Blanchefleur was the name of the heroine in the medieval romance of Floris and Blanchefleur. This was also the given name of the mother of Tristan in Tristan and Iseult.
BLANCHIA f Medieval French (Latinized)
Latinized form of BLANCHE, recorded in 14th-century French-speaking Switzerland.
BOBON m Medieval French
A French hypochoristic form of RATBOD.
BONNE f Medieval French
Medieval French form of BONA. It was borne by Bonne of Luxembourg (1315-1349), the wife of John II of France.
BRIANT m English (American), Medieval French
Probably of Bretonic origin.
BRUNISSENDE f Medieval French
Medieval French form of a Germanic name, in which the second element is swinth meaning "strong". The first element may be brun "armour, protection" or brun "brown".
CADHOIARN m Medieval, Medieval French, Breton (Archaic), Ancient Welsh
Old Breton, Old Welsh cat "battle" + Old Breton (ho)iarn "iron".
CADWETHEN m Medieval, Medieval French, Breton (Archaic), Ancient Welsh
Old Breton, Old Welsh cat "battle" + Old Breton (g)uethen "warrior, war".
CADWOBRI m Medieval, Medieval French, Breton (Archaic), Ancient Welsh
Old Breton, Old Welsh cat "battle" + Old Breton uuobri "serious, important".
CADWORED m Medieval, Medieval French, Breton (Archaic), Ancient Welsh
Old Breton, Middle Welsh cat "battle" + Old Breton uuoret, Middle Welsh gwaret "shelter, protection".
CARIULPHE m Medieval French
French form of Cariulphus, which is the latinized form of both CHARIULF and its variant form Cariulf.... [more]
CARLFRID m Old High German, Old Saxon, Medieval, Medieval French
Old High German karl "man" + Old High German fridu, Old Saxon frithu "peace".
CATANT f Medieval French
Medieval French diminutive of CATHERINE.
CATELOT f Medieval French
Medieval French form or diminutive of CATHERINE.
CATHEREAU f Medieval French
Medieval French form of CATHERINE.
CERF m Medieval French, Medieval Jewish
Means "stag (a large buck or male deer)" in French. Cerf sometimes appears in historical documents concerned with the Jews of Alsace and early modern France; it was a local translation of the Yiddish HIRSH, meaning "deer", the Hebrew equivalent of which is ZVI.
CHRISTWIN m Old High German, Medieval, Medieval French
Latin Christus "Christ" + Old High German wini "friend".... [more]
CHRISTWINA f Medieval, Medieval French, Old High German
Latin Christus "Christ" + Old High German wini "friend". Fem. of CHRISTWIN.
CLAREMBAUT m Medieval, Old High German, Medieval French, Belgian (Archaic)
Latin clarus "clear, bright" + Old High German bald "bold".
CLAUDIN m Medieval French
Medieval French diminutive of CLAUDE. A famous bearer of this name was Claudin de Sermisy (c. 1490-1562), a French composer of the Renaissance.
CLIMENCE f Medieval French
Medieval French variant of CLÉMENCE.
CLODOVECH m Medieval French
Non-Latinized form of CLOVIS.
CONCESSUS m Medieval, Medieval French
Latin concessus "permitted, allowed, granted".
CONFORTATA f Medieval, Medieval French
Latin confortata "comforted".... [more]
CONMARCH m Breton (Archaic), Ancient Welsh, Medieval, Medieval French
Old Breton con, Middle Welsh kyn "(war)hound, elevated one" + Old Welsh, Old Breton march "stallion, steed".
CONWAL m Breton (Archaic), Ancient Welsh, Medieval, Medieval French
Old Breton con, Middle Welsh kyn "(war)hound, elevated one" + Old Breton uual "valor".
CRIOU m Medieval French
Variant form of Cariou, which is a short form of Carioulf, itself a variant form of Charioulf, which is the original French form of CHARIULF... [more]
CUMDELU m Breton (Archaic), Ancient Welsh, Medieval, Medieval French
Old Breton cum "gentle, beloved" + Old Breton delu "appearance", Middle Welsh delw "form, image".
CYNTHIUS m Medieval, Medieval French, Medieval Italian, Medieval Portuguese
Latin Cynthius "of Mount Cynthus", an epithet of APOLLO.
CYPRIANNE f Medieval French
Feminine form of CYPRIAN.
DACIEN m Medieval French
French form of DATIUS.
DALMATIA f Medieval French
From Latin Dalmatia meaning "Dalmatian, of Dalmatia".
DEMIBLANC m Medieval French
Meaning "white half" or "half white."
DEOCAR m Medieval French
From Latin Deocarus meaning "loved by God". This was borne by a 9th-century saint.
DÉVOTE f Medieval French
French form of DEVOTA.
DISCIOLE f Medieval French
Meaning unknown. The 6th-century Frankish saint Disciole (or Disciola), a niece of Saint SALVIUS of Albi and a favourite companion of Queen RADEGUND, "was noted for her saintly death, which is described in detail by Gregory of Tours".
DIZIER m Medieval French, History
Medieval French variant of DÉSIRÉ. This was the name of a 6th-century French saint.
DOMARD m Ancient Germanic, Medieval French
Derived from Gothic dôms (which is cognate with Old High German tuom) meaning "judgement" combined with Gothic hardus (hart in Old High German) meaning "brave, hardy".... [more]
DONADEI m Medieval, Medieval Spanish, Medieval French
Latin donum "gift" + Latin dei "of God".
DOUCELIN m Medieval French
The first element of this name is derived from Old French dous meaning "sweet, soft", which is ultimately derived from Latin dulcis meaning "sweet". The second element consists of the French diminutive suffix -lin... [more]
DOUCELINE f Medieval French
Feminine form of DOUCELIN. This name was borne by Douceline of Digne, a 13th-century Provençal mystic and Roman Catholic saint.
DOULCE f French (Rare), Medieval French
Medieval French form of DOUCE.
DRUCTBALD m Old High German, Old Saxon, Medieval, Medieval French
Old Saxon druht, Old High German truht "troop, multitude, retinue" + Old High German bald "bold".
DRUCTBERT m Old Saxon, Old High German, Medieval, Medieval French
Old Saxon*druht, Old High German truht "troop, multitude, retinue" + Old High German beraht, Old Saxon berht "bright" from Proto-Germanic berhtaz.
DUDO m Ancient Germanic (Gothic), Medieval, Medieval French, Medieval German
A pet form of any of various names beginning with Gothic þiuda "people, folk".
DULCEDRAM m Medieval, Old Saxon, Medieval French
Latin dulcis "pleasant, charming; sweet; kind, dear" + Old Saxon hram "raven".
ÉDUIN m Medieval French
Medieval French form of EDWIN.
ELISANNA f Medieval French
Of uncertain origin and meaning. A current theory considers the name a Romance construction made by truncating ELIZABETH arbitrarily to Elis-, and then augmenting with an arbitrary ending.
EMELOT f Medieval French
Medieval French diminutive of EMMELINE.
ÉMILAND m Medieval French
From latin "aemulus", emulator.
EMILANDE f Medieval French
Feminine form of Emiland.
ENGELAIS f Medieval French, Medieval Picard
Old French form of the Germanic name Engilheid, which was composed of the elements Angil, the name of a Germanic tribe known in English as the Angles, and heid "kind, sort, type".
EREC m Medieval French (Archaic)
Old French name, presumably a form of ERIC, borne by the hero of the Arthurian romantic poem "Erec and Enide" by Chrétien de Troyes (completed c. 1170). This poem is thought to be the basis for the later Welsh story "Geraint and Enid" in the Mabinogion.
ESCHIVE f Medieval French
Derived from Old French eschiver "to evade; to avoid", ultimately from Frankish *skiuhjan "to fear".
ESCLARMONDE f Medieval French, Medieval Occitan, Arthurian Romance
Probably a medieval Provençal form of CLAREMONDE. According to a folk etymology it means "light of the world" from Old French esclair "light" and monde "world"... [more]
ESTE m Medieval French
Recorded once in Paris of 1292. Possible masculine variation of ESTEE.
ETIONETTE f Medieval French
Variant of ÉTIENNETTE. Etionette de la Baume was a mistress of Henry VIII in autumn 1513.
EUDELINE f Medieval French
Feminine form of EUDES.
EUDO m Medieval English, Medieval French
Older form of EUDES. Some scholars also see a link to the Germanic elements euth- and eud-, which they connect to the Old Norse jodh "child".
EUDON m Medieval French
Variant of EUDES (compare ODON).
EVRART m Medieval French
Recorded 19 times in Paris of 1292.
FERRAND m Medieval French, Occitan, Provençal
Medieval French variant form of FERNAND and Occitan and Provençal form of FERDINAND.
FERRANDIN m Medieval French
Diminutive of FERRAND. Also compare FERRANDINO and FERRANTINO.
FLORIANT m Medieval French, French (Rare), Walloon (Rare), Literature
Variant form of FLORIAN, which was probably influenced by the related name FLORENT. Alternatively, this name may have been derived from a contraction of the French adjective florissant meaning "flourishing".... [more]
FLORICE m Medieval English, Medieval French
Medieval English and French variant of FLORIS, from the name of a male character in the medieval romance FLORIS (or Florice) and Blancheflour, apparently derived from floris, Latin meaning "of flowers" or "belonging to flowers".
FOUQUES m Medieval French
Recorded 8 times in Paris of 1292.
FOY f Medieval French, French (Archaic)
Derived from (Old) French foi "faith", this is the French vernacular form of FIDES.
FRAISENDE f Medieval French
Derived from Old High German frāgēn "to ask" and Old Saxon swīth, ultimately from Proto-Germanic *swinþaz "strong".
FULKA f Medieval French
Feminine form of FULK.
GAUFROI m Medieval French
Recorded once in Paris of 1292.
GÉRALDESSE f Medieval French
Feminine diminutive of GÉRALD.
GERVESE m Medieval French
Recorded 18 times in Paris of 1292.
GIACHES m Medieval French (Italianized), Medieval Italian
Italianized form of Jaches, which is a rare variant form of the medieval French name JACHET (a diminutive of JACQUES)... [more]
GIACHET m Medieval French (Italianized), Medieval Italian
Italianized form of JACQUET, which is a medieval French diminutive of JACQUES. Also compare GIACHES and GIACOMO... [more]
GILLETTE f Medieval French, French (Archaic)
Feminine form of GILLES via the obsolete masculine diminutive Gillet.
GILO m Medieval French, Medieval Italian, Medieval Spanish, Medieval Catalan
Short form of various names beginning with Proto-Germanic *gailaz "merry, excited; beautiful; lush, lustful".
GISA f Medieval French
Derived from Proto-Germanic *gaisa / *gaiza "arrow".
GISELTRUDE f Medieval, Old High German, Medieval French
Old High German gīsal "pledge, hostage" + Proto-Germanic þrūþ "strength" or Proto-Germanic trut "maiden".
GISO m German (Rare), Medieval English, Medieval French
Short form of names starting in Gis- like GISBERT.
GODELOT m French (Archaic), Medieval French
Medieval French diminutive of GODEFROY, GODEHARD, GODÉGISEL and other Germanic names beginning with the element god meaning "god".
GONNERY m Medieval French
Gallicized form of GONERI.
GUIANA f English (Modern), Medieval French, Occitan, Medieval Occitan, Spanish (Rare), Italian (Rare)
Derived from Guyenne, an occasional Occitan corruption of Aquitaine. Guiana is also sometimes a spelling for the country of Guyana in South America.
GUIBAUD m Medieval French
French form of WIBALD.
GUILBAUD m Medieval French
French form of Wilbald (see WILLIBALD).
GUILLEMME m Medieval French
Middle French form of WILLIAM.
GUILLOTIN m Medieval French
Diminutive of GUILLE, itself a short form of GUILLAUME. Also see Guillot.
GUINAND m Medieval French
French form of WINAND.
GUNNOR f Medieval English, Medieval French
Anglo-Norman form of the Old Norse name Gunnvör (see GUNVOR), documented in 1066 (the year of the Norman conquest). The name Gunnvör occurs frequently in Old Danish as Gunnur (or Latin Gunwara), also appearing in Old Swedish as Gunnur and Gunvor... [more]
GURDON m Scottish Gaelic, Medieval French
From the place of that name in Berwickshire, Scotland, which got its name from the Old Gaelic gor, meaning "large" or "spacious", plus dun, meaning "fort," all together meaning "large fort"... [more]
HAOUYS f Medieval French
Medieval French cognate of HAWYS.
HELISSENT f Medieval French
Probably from an Old French form of the Germanic name Alahsind, which is composed of the elements alah "temple" and sinþs "path" (compare ELISENDA).
HELOYS f Medieval French
Medieval French variant of HÉLOÏSE.
HENRIET m Medieval French
Diminutive of HENRI.
HERRAD f Medieval French
Etymology unknown. This was the name of a 12th-century Alsatian nun and abbess of Hohenburg Abbey.
HODIERNA f Medieval French (Latinized)
From Odierne, an Old French form of a Germanic name possibly composed of the elements od "riches, wealth, fortune" and gern "eager, desiring" (Gothic gairns), the spelling presumably altered to resemble Latin hodierna "of today, present, existing now"... [more]
HOUDE f Medieval French
Medieval French cognate of OTTA.
HUDRIA f Medieval French
Recorded in 16th-century French-speaking Switzerland.
HUMFROY m Medieval French
Medieval French variant of ONFROI and HUMPHREY. Also compare HUMBERT and GODEFROY.
HUNNA f Medieval French (?)
French saint Saint Hunna is a famous bearer.
IARNCUM m Medieval French
Old Breton (ho)iarn "iron" + Old Breton cum "gentle, beloved".
IDELINDE f Medieval French
Old Frankish id, of uncertain origin but perhaps related to Old Icelandic ið 'work, business, occupation, per Morlet + Proto-Germanic *linþaz 'gentle, sweet, mild'.
IDOINE f Medieval French
Possibly a French cognate of Idonie.
INGALBALD m Medieval, Old High German, Icelandic (Archaic), Medieval French
An elongation of Old Icelandic ing(i), of uncertain origin but perhaps identical with the god name ING or YNGVI, also of uncertain origin + Old High German bald "bold".
INGALRADA f Icelandic (Archaic), Ancient Germanic, Old Saxon, Medieval, Medieval French
An elongation of Old Icelandic ing(i), of uncertain origin but perhaps identical with the god name ING or YNGVI, also of uncertain origin + Old Saxon rād, Old High German rāt "counsel, advice".
INGALSINDE f Icelandic (Archaic), Ancient Germanic, Old Saxon, Ancient Germanic (Gothic), Medieval, Medieval French
An elongation of Old Icelandic ing(i), of uncertain origin but perhaps identical with the god name ING or YNGVI, also of uncertain origin + Old Saxon swīth, Gothic swinþs from Proto-Germanic swinþaz "strong".
INGALTRUDE f Icelandic (Archaic), Ancient Germanic, Medieval, Medieval French
An elongation of Old Icelandic ing(i), of uncertain origin but perhaps identical with the god name ING or YNGVI, also of uncertain origin + Proto-Germanic þrūþ "strength" or Proto-Germanic trut "maiden".
INGARDE f Icelandic (Archaic), Old High German, Old Saxon, Medieval, Medieval French
Old Icelandic ing(i), of uncertain origin but perhaps identical with the god name ING or YNGVI, also of uncertain origin + Old Saxon gard, Old High German gart "enclosure, protection; yard, garden".
INGBALD m Icelandic (Archaic), Old High German, Medieval, Medieval French
Old Icelandic ing(i), of uncertain origin but perhaps identical with the god name Ing or Yngvi, also of uncertain origin + Old High German bald "bold".
INGBALDA f Icelandic (Archaic), Old High German, Medieval, Medieval French
Old Icelandic ing(i), of uncertain origin but perhaps identical with the god name Ing or Yngvi, also of uncertain origin + Old High German bald "bold".... [more]
INGBERTA f Medieval French, Medieval
Old German, Old Icelandic ing(i), of uncertain origin but perhaps identical with the god name Ing or Yngvi, also of uncertain origin + Proto-Germanic berhtaz.... [more]
INGITRUDE f Medieval, Icelandic (Archaic), Medieval French
Old Icelandic ing(i), of uncertain origin but perhaps identical with the god name Ing or Yngvi, also of uncertain origin + Proto-Germanic þrūþ "strength" or Proto-Germanic trut "maiden".
IOLENTE f Medieval French
Old French form of ODELINDE.
ISAMBERT m Medieval, Medieval French, Medieval Italian
Old Saxon, Old High German īsarn "iron" + Old High German beraht, Old Saxon berht "bright" from Proto-Germanic berhtaz.
ISNARD m Medieval, Medieval French, Medieval Italian
Old Saxon, Old High German īsarn "iron" + Old Saxon hard, Old High German hart "strong, hard".... [more]
JACHET m Medieval French
Variant form of JACQUET.
JACQUELIN m Medieval French
Medieval French diminutive of JACQUES.
JACQUET m Medieval French
Medieval French diminutive of JACQUES. Known bearers of this name include the French composer Jacquet of Mantua (1483-1559) and the Franco-Flemish composer Jacquet de Berchem (c... [more]
JAMETTE f Medieval French
Feminine form of JAMET.
JAQUEMA f Medieval French
Recorded in 16th-century French-speaking Switzerland.
JAQUEMINA f Medieval French (Latinized)
Variant of JACQUEMINE, recorded in 14th-century French-speaking Switzerland.
JOCERAN m Medieval French
From the Germanic element gaut "Geat, Goth" (and possibly influenced by Latin gaudium "joy, delight") combined with hramn "raven".
JOIA f Medieval English, Medieval Jewish, Medieval French, English (American, Modern, Rare)
Derived from Old French joie "joy", ultimately from Late Latin gaudia and Classical Latin gaudium. As a Jewish name, Joia was occasionally used as a translation of SIMCHA.
JOSQUIN m Medieval Dutch (Gallicized), Medieval French
Gallicized form of JOSKEN. A famous bearer of this name was Josquin des Prez, a Franco-Flemish composer of the Renaissance.
KEX m Arthurian Romance, Medieval French
Form of KAY (2) used by the 12th-century French poet Chrétien de Troyes in his Arthurian romances.
LANDELANDA f Medieval, Old High German, Old Saxon, Medieval French
Old High German lant, Old Saxon land "land" + Old High German lant, Old Saxon land "land".... [more]
LANDETRUDE f Medieval, Old High German, Old Saxon, Medieval French
Old High German lant, Old Saxon land "land" + Proto-Germanic þrūþ "strength" or Proto-Germanic trut "maiden".
LANFRID m Medieval German, Medieval, Medieval French, Medieval Italian
Old High German lant, Old Saxon land "land" + Old High German fridu, Old Saxon frithu "peace".... [more]
LANTBERGA f Medieval, Old High German, Old Saxon, Medieval French
Old High German lant, Old Saxon land "land" + Old High German berg "mountain, hill".
LANTILDE f Old High German, Old Saxon, Medieval, Medieval French
Old High German lant, Old Saxon land "land" + Old High German hiltja "battle".... [more]
LAUTILDE f Medieval French
Either derived from Gothic lauths "grand" or Gothic laudi "figure, size" and Old High German hiltja "battle".
LIJART f Medieval French
Likely a variant of LIEDGARDE.
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