Medieval German Submitted Names

These names were used by medieval German peoples.
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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]
Acco m Medieval German
Diminutive of names containing Proto-Germanic *agio "blade".
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".
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".
Adalolt m Medieval German
Medieval German form of Adalald.
Adberg f Medieval German
Derived from Old High German ōt "wealth, riches" and berg "mountain, hill".
Adilger m Medieval German
Vernacular form of Adalger.
Agnesona f Medieval French (Latinized), Medieval German (Latinized)
Diminutive of Agnes, recorded in Switzerland between the 14th and 15th centuries.
Agnise f German (Silesian, Archaic), Medieval German
Variant of Agnes, recorded in Silesia in the 14th century.
Ailbern m Medieval English, Medieval German
Combination of unknown Germanic element ail and Germanic element bern meaning "bear."
Alawich m Medieval German
German form of Alawig.
Albero m Old High German, Medieval German
Short form of Adalbero or Adelbero, derived from Old High German adal meaning "noble" combined with Old High German and Old Saxon bero meaning "bear", making it a variant of Adalbern.
Albreda f Medieval German, Medieval English
Medieval German feminine form of Alberich.
Aldessa f Medieval French, Medieval German
Recorded in Switzerland in the 15th century.
Alef m Medieval Dutch, Medieval German, Dutch (Rare), Low German, North Frisian (Rare), West Frisian (Rare), Danish (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Medieval Dutch and German (also Low German) variant of Adolf as well as the North & West Frisian form of the name. Also compare Aalf (its medieval form is Aelf) and Alof.... [more]
Aleseta f Medieval German
Probably a form of Elisabeth, recorded in Switzerland in the early 1300s.
Aleyd f German (Silesian, Archaic), Medieval German
Variant of Aleit. It was recorded in Silesia in the 14th century.
Alof m Medieval Dutch, Medieval German, Dutch (Rare), West Frisian (Rare)
Medieval Dutch and German variant of Adolf as well as the West Frisian form of the name. Also compare Aalf (its medieval form is Aelf) and Alef.... [more]
Alruna f German, Medieval German
Germanic name, in which the second element was derived from Old High German runa or Old Norse rún meaning "secret lore, rune" (Proto-Germanic *rūnō)... [more]
Altfrid m Medieval German, German (Rare, Archaic)
A dithematic Germanic name formed from the name elements alt "old" and fridu "peace".
Alveradis f Medieval German, Medieval Dutch
Derived from the Germanic elements alf "elf" and ræd "counsel" (compare Alfred).
Ambrich m Medieval German
From a truncation of the Latin name Ambrosius combined with the Old High German element rih meaning "ruler, king".
Andrebis m German (Silesian, Archaic), Medieval German
Medieval Silesian German variant of Andreas.
Angnes f Medieval German, Medieval Scottish, Scots (Archaic)
Medieval southern German variant of Agnes reflecting the southern German pronunciation. It is also a Scots variant of Agnes which was recorded in the late Middle Ages.
Anillia f Medieval French, Medieval German
Recorded in Switzerland in the 15th century.
Annlin f Medieval German
Diminutive of Anna.
Anno m East Frisian (Rare), West Frisian, Medieval German
Frisian variant of Anne 2 as well as a medieval German cognate of the name.... [more]
Ansilia f Medieval German
Possibly a feminine form of Ansilo.
Ansilo m Medieval German (Rare)
Old High German name related to the name element as ('god')
Arna f Medieval German, Medieval Scandinavian, Old Swedish, German (Rare), Dutch (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Danish (Rare), Icelandic, Faroese (Rare)
Originally a medieval feminine form of Germanic masculine names beginning with the Old High German element arn, Old Norse ǫrn meaning "eagle" (Proto-Germanic *arnuz)... [more]
Auffra f Medieval German
Possibly a variant of Afra 1.
Austein m German (Silesian, Archaic), Medieval German
Medieval Silesian German contracted form of Augustin.
Averadis f Medieval German (?), Medieval Dutch (?)
Possibly a variant of Alveradis, the Latinized form of Alberada.
Ayla f Medieval German
Short form of names containing the Germanic name element agil "edge (of a sword)".
Baldram m Medieval German, German (Rare, Archaic)
A dithematic name formed from the Germanic name elements bald "bold" and hraban "raven".
Baldrich m Medieval German, Medieval Dutch
Medieval German and Dutch form of Baldric.
Barnim m Medieval German, German (Modern, Rare), Polish, Kashubian
Short form of names beginning with Barni- and Broni-, such as Bronimir, Barnimir, Bronisław and Barnisław... [more]
Basina f Medieval French, Medieval German, History
Basina (c. 438 – 477) was a queen of Thuringia in the middle of the fifth century.
Berchtold m Medieval German
Composed of the Germanic name elements beraht "bright" and walt "to rule".
Berfrid m Medieval French, Medieval German, Germanic
Derived from Old High German, Old Saxon bero "bear" and Old High German fridu, Old Saxon frithu "peace".
Bernward m Medieval German, German (Rare), Dutch (Rare)
This name derives from the Old High German name “Bernward”, composed of two elements bern "bear" plus wart "guard"... [more]
Bertrick m Anglo-Saxon (Modern), Medieval German (?)
Modern form of the Old English name Beorhtric. It was the name of an 8th-century king of Wessex.
Bilhidis f Medieval German
Latinised form of Bilihild.... [more]
Blitza f Medieval German
Short form of names containing the name element BLID "blithe, joyous, happy".
Brida f Medieval German, Romansh (Archaic)
Medieval German and archaic Romansh short form of Brigitta, via the variant Brigida.
Bröseke m & f Medieval German
Medieval German diminutive of both Ambros and Ambrosia. The diminutive suffix -ke suggests that it was probably of Low German origin.
Brunsten m Medieval Dutch, Medieval German
Medieval Dutch variant form of Bruynsten and Medieval German form of Brunstein.
Burgold m Medieval German, German (Silesian, Archaic)
Composed from the Germanic name elements burg "protection; protected place" and walt "to rule".
Cancor m Medieval German
Probably related to Old High German kanker "spider" with the transferred meaning "weaver".
Chrischona f Medieval German (Rare), History (Ecclesiastical)
Alemannic variant of Christiana recorded in medieval German-speaking Switzerland. This name was occasionally used in honor of Saint Chrischona, particularly in the Swiss city of Basel.... [more]
Chunizo m Medieval German
Derived from from Old High German kuoni "bold", "brave", "experienced", or possibly chunni "race", "people".
Chuzo m Medieval German
Possibly a variant of Chunizo
Clarica f Medieval German, Louisiana Creole (Archaic)
Medieval German variant of Claricia and Louisiana Spanish variant of Clarita via a Latinization of Clarice.
Craft m Medieval German
Old High German kraft "strength, force, power".
Cunad m German (Silesian, Archaic), Medieval German
Medieval Silesian German variant of Conrad via the variant Cunrad.
Cunihilda f Medieval German
Derived from Gothic kuni "kin, family" and Old High German hiltia "battle".
Cunneke f German (Silesian, Archaic), Medieval German
Medieval Silesian German diminutive of Kunegunde.
Czylle f German (Silesian, Archaic), Medieval German
Diminutive of Cäcilie, recorded in Silesia in the 14th century.
Czyne f German (Silesian, Archaic), Medieval German
Medieval Silesian German diminutive of Christine.
Diem m Medieval German
Diminutive of Dietmar.
Dietta f Medieval German, English
Medieval German variant of Theuda.
Dietz m Medieval German, English (American), German (Modern, Rare)
A German short form of Dietrich that survived as a surname and was revived as a given name in the USA.
Disibod m Medieval German
The name is formed of the Germanic name elements dís "goddess" and bot "messenger".
Dorothye f German (Silesian, Archaic), Medieval German
Medieval and Silesian German variant of Dorothea.
Ebelin m Medieval German
Derived from a name with the name element ebur "boar". Borne by an abbot of Eberbach Monastery (1263–1271).
Eginald m Medieval German, German (Rare)
Medieval German form of Aginald, which is still in use today (albeit barely).... [more]
Eginoald m Medieval German
Medieval German form of Aginald.
Eila f Medieval German
Short form of Eiliswintha and other feminine names derived from the Germanic name element agil "edge (of a sword)".
Eilika f German (Rare, Archaic), Medieval German
This name is derived from the Germanic name stem agil "edge (of a sword)".
Eiliswintha f Medieval German
A dithematic name containing the Germanic name elements agil "edge (of a sword)" and swind "strong".
Elbel m German (Silesian, Archaic), Medieval German
Silesian German diminutive of Albrecht and Albert.
Elsebethe f Medieval German
Medieval German variant of Elisabeth.
Elsslin f Medieval German
Archaic diminutive of Elisabeth.
Emich m Medieval German
Medieval German contracted form of Emmerich. Known bearers of this name include count Emich IV of Leiningen (c. 1215-1279), bishop Emich I of Worms (born long before 1294, died in 1299) and count Emich I of Nassau-Hadamar (born before 1289, died in 1334).
Emicho m Medieval German
Variant form (if not a pet form) of Emich.... [more]
Emnilda f Medieval Slavic, Medieval German, Medieval Polish
The name is apparently of Germanic origin. The first part of the name is a little difficult to explain, it can go back to the name element irmin "whole, universal" or to a name element aman related to amal "work, labour"... [more]
Emrich m Medieval German
Contracted form of Emmerich.
Endres m Medieval German
Medieval German form of Andreas.
Endris m German (East Prussian), Medieval German
East Prussian German form of Heinrich as well as a medieval German variant of Endres.
Engelin f Medieval German
From German Engel meaning "angel". This was one of the most popular German girls names in the late Middle Ages.
Enolf m Medieval German
The name Enolf is composed from the Germanic name elements AGIN "edge (of a sword)" and WOLF "wolf".
Ercken m Medieval Dutch, Medieval German
Medieval Dutch and medieval (Low) German diminutive of Arnold. It is a diminutive because it contains the medieval diminutive suffix -ken, of which the modern equivalent is -ke in Dutch (though -je is even more modern and commonplace) and -chen in German.
Ermesinde f Germanic, Medieval German
Variant of Ermesind. One notable bearer was Ermesinde of Luxembourg, a German noblewoman from the 11th and 12th centuries.
Erpfo m Medieval German
High German form of Erpo.
Erpho m Medieval German
High German form of Erpo.
Esico m Medieval German
Esico of Ballenstedt was the progenitor of the house of Ascania, a German nobility family ruling the pricipality of Anhalt.
Ethelinde f Medieval German
German form of Ethelinda. Ethelinde of Northeim was the oldest daughter of Otto of Northeim, duke of Bavaria (r.1060-1070).
Everhelm m Medieval German, Old High German, Old Saxon
Derived from the Old High German elements ebur "boar" and helm "helmet".
Everold m Medieval French, Medieval German, Medieval Dutch
Derived from Old High German ebur "boar" and Old High German hold "friendly, comely, graceful".
Fey f German (Rare), Medieval German
Medieval German hypochoristic form of Sophie.
Frankbert m Medieval German
Derived from Old High German name “Frankobert”, composed of two elements: *frankô meaning “javelin, free-man, sincere or truthful” but also the name of the tribe called the Franks plus the element beraht meaning “light, bright, shining”.
Fredegis m Medieval German
Derived from Old English friþ, Old High German fridu and Old Saxon frithu "peace" and Proto-Germanic *gaisa and *gaiza "arrow".
Fredeward m Germanic, Medieval German, Old High German
Derives from Old High German fridu and Old Saxon frithu meaning "peace" plus Old High German wart meaning "guard, ward".
Freidank m Medieval German, German (Rare)
Formed from the German name elements FREI "free" and DANK "thought".... [more]
Frena f Medieval German
Medieval southern German contracted form of Verena, reflecting the southern German pronunciation.
Frenzlin m Medieval German
Possibly a diminutive of the name Franziskus.
Fridolin m Medieval German, German, Dutch (Rare), Flemish (Rare), French (Archaic), Romansh
Diminutive of Frid or Frido, which are both a short form of masculine names that contain the Germanic element frid or fridu meaning "peace", such as Friedrich and Gottfried... [more]
Gailo m Medieval German
Monothematic name from Old High German stem GAIL "elongated, petulant".
Galian m Medieval German, Medieval English
Medieval German and English form of Galianus / Galienus. As a German name, it was recorded in German-speaking Switzerland in the 1400s.
Galiena f Medieval German, Medieval English
Of uncertain origin and meaning. One theory, however, tries to connect this name to Latin Gallus, Galla "inhabitant of Gallia".
Gebinus m Medieval German (Latinized)
Derived from a Germanic name containing the High German name element geba "to give; gift".
Gelfrat m Germanic Mythology, Medieval German
Formed from the High German name elements GELF "boast, yelp" and RAT "council, advice".... [more]
Genefe f Medieval German
Medieval German contracted form of Genovefa.
Gepa f Medieval German, German (Modern, Rare)
Short form of names containing the Germanic name element geba "to give". Some authors think, Gepa is a short form of Gerburg.... [more]
Gerberga f Germanic, History, Medieval German
Variant of Gariburg. Gerberga was the name of the second wife of Charlemagne.
Gerhaus f Medieval German
Formed from the name elements GER "javelin, spear" and HAUS (with unclear meaning, see Husa).
Gerlin f Medieval German, Estonian (Modern)
Medieval German diminutive of Gertrud and Estonian elaboration of Gerli.
Gerswith f Medieval German, German (Rare, Archaic)
Anglo-Saxon and Old High German form of Gerswintha.
Geruscha f German (Silesian, Archaic), Medieval German
Medieval Silesian German diminutive of Gertrud.
Geva f Medieval German, Old Danish
Short form of names with the Germanic name element geba "gift".
Glockrian m Medieval German
Medieval German form of Kalogreant.
Glogryan m Medieval German
Medieval German form of Kalogreant.
Gobelo m German (Silesian, Archaic), Medieval German
Medieval Silesian German diminutive of Godebert.
Godbald m Medieval French, Medieval Dutch, Medieval German
Derived from Old High German, Old Dutch got and Old Saxon, Old Frisian, Old English god meaning "god, deity" with Old High German bald meaning "bold".
Godhelm m Medieval German, Medieval Dutch, Old Frisian, Medieval English
Derived from Old High German, Old Dutch got and Old Saxon, Old Frisian, Old English god meaning "god, deity" and Old High German, Old Saxon helm and Old English helma meaning "helmet".
Godmar m Medieval English, Medieval French, Medieval German
Derived from Old High German, Old Dutch got and Old Saxon, Old Frisian, Old English god meaning "god, deity" and Old High German, Old Saxon māri from Proto-Germanic *mērijaz meaning "famous".
Gredechin f Medieval German
Thuringian dialectal form of Gretchen.
Gresmar m Medieval Polish (Germanized), Medieval German
Germanized form of Krzesimir. This name was recorded in medieval Pomerania.
Gresmir m Medieval Polish (Germanized), Medieval German
Germanized form of Krzesimir. This name was recorded in medieval Pomerania.
Grimo m Medieval German
Short form of names containing the Germanic name element grimo "mask; helmet".
Gumbaud m Germanic, Medieval French, Medieval German
Derived from Old High German gund meaning "war, battle" and Old High German bald meaning "bold".
Gumbert m Germanic, Medieval German, Medieval French, Medieval Italian
Derived from Old High German gund meaning "war, battle" and Old High German beraht, Old Saxon berht "bright" from Proto-Germanic *berhtaz.... [more]
Gundlach m Medieval German
A dithematic name formed from the name elements gunda "fight, battle" and leih "play".
Gyrlin f German (Silesian, Archaic), Medieval German
Medieval Silesian German diminutive of Girdrud.
Haimhard m Medieval German
From Germanic heim "home" and hard "strong".
Hannemann m Medieval German
Medieval German cognate of Hanneman.
Hanno m Medieval German, German (Rare)
A short form of German names containing the name element han. The name element is explained as "cock" (modern German Hahn) or as "Singer".
Hanß m German (Archaic), Medieval German
Archaic spelling variant of Hans.
Hasala f Medieval German
Probably a hypochoristic form of names containing the name element hadu "battle, combat". In Old High German, the word hasala means "hazel", but I don't think that this is the etymology of the name.
Hazecha f Medieval German
A diminutive form of names with the secondary German name element HAZ derived from the Germanic name element HAD "battle, combat".... [more]
Heilken f Medieval Dutch, Medieval German
Medieval pet form of Helena, Heilwig and Hildegonda (and similar names starting with Heil- and Hil-)... [more]
Heilwige f Medieval Flemish, Medieval German
Variant of Heilwig. This was the name of a Christian mystic from Brussels.
Helmtrud f Medieval German, German (Rare, Archaic)
Derived from Old High German helm "helmet, protection" combined with þruþ "strength."
Helpfrid m Medieval German
Old High German combination of helfa "help" and fridu "peace", "friendship".
Henkel m Medieval German
Diminutive of Johann.
Henne m & f German (Rare, Archaic), Medieval German
A short form of Heinrich or Johannes. The name is occasionally also used on females.
Hereswind f Medieval German
A dithematic name formed from the Germanic name elements heri "army" and swind "strong".
Herlewin m Medieval English, Medieval German
Derived from Old English eorl "earl" or Old Saxon erl "earl, man" combined with Old English wine or Old High German wini "friend".
Herlinde f German (Rare), Medieval German
The name Herlinde is formed from the Germanic name elements heri "army" and linta "linden tree, lime; shield (made of lime wood); gentle, soft".... [more]
Heske f German (Silesian, Archaic), Medieval German
Medieval Silesian German diminutive of Hedwig.
Hezelo m Medieval German, Medieval French
A hypocoristic of any of various names beginning with Old Saxon hētha, Old High German heida and Gothic haiþi meaning "heath". Hezelo, as well as Hezel, can also be a Middle High German diminutive of either Herman or Henry.
Hildebold m Medieval German
A dithematic name form from the Germanic name elements hild "battle" and bald "bold".
Hinz m Medieval German, German (Archaic)
A once very popular short form of Heinrich.
Hizecha f Medieval German
A diminutive from names with the secondary name element HIZ (derived from hild "battle, strength").
Hnabi m Medieval German
German form of Hnefi.
Hrotsvitha f Medieval German
Medieval German form of Roswitha.
Hug m Medieval German
Medieval German form of Hugo.
Hunger m Medieval German
A dithematic name formed from the name elements hun "bear cub" and ger "javelin, spear".... [more]
Huoching m Medieval German
Förstemann derives this name from the stem hôc that he relates to the Old Norse word hoekingr "sword, that cuts off the extremities".... [more]
Husa f Medieval German
The origin of this name is unknown. The name resembles the German word Haus (dialectal: Hus) "house".
Ilsebet f Medieval German
German variant of Elisabet.
Imfrid m Medieval German
A hypocoristic of Old High German ermen, Old Saxon irmin "strong" and Old High German fridu, Old Saxon frithu "peace".
Immed m Medieval German
Derived from the Germanic name element irmin "whole, universal" with a -d suffix.... [more]
Immilla f Medieval German (?), Medieval Italian (?)
Possibly a medieval diminutive of various names beginning with Old High German, Old Saxon irmin "strong, whole, universal".
Isengard f Medieval German, German (Rare)
The name Isengard is formed from the Germanic name elements isarn "iron" and gard "enclosure".
Isenhard m Germanic, Medieval German
Variant of Isanhard; also see Isnard. This name was borne by a 7th-century Bavarian saint, Isenhardus.
Islana f Brazilian (Rare), Medieval German (Rare)
As a medieval German name, some academics consider this name to be derived from a Latin dative form of Isla.
Islo m Medieval Occitan (Rare), Medieval German (Rare)
Derived from Old High German isarn "iron". The second element of the name is a diminutive suffix.
Ismeria f Medieval English, Medieval German, Spanish
Quasi-Marian name connected to the devotion of Notre Dame de Liesse in Picardy. According to the legend, Ismeria ("the Black Madonna") was a Moorish girl who converted to Christianity and released the crusaders captivated by her father because of the apparitions of the Virgin Mary.... [more]
Jakobus m Afrikaans, Biblical German, Medieval German
Afrikaans and German form of Jacobus.
Jaro m Medieval German
Recorded in German-speaking Switzerland in the early 1400s.... [more]
Kaetherlin f Medieval German
Medieval German variant of Keterlyn.
Kalogreant m Arthurian Romance, Medieval German (Rare), German (Modern, Rare)
German form of the name Calogrenant occurring in Iwein by Hartmann von Aue.
Kasperl m Medieval German, Folklore, Theatre
Diminutive of Kasper. This name fell out of use a long time ago, possibly due to close association with the famous character from German puppet theatre. In this day and age, the name only survives as a patronymic surname.
Katrey f Medieval German
Medieval German form of Katharina coined in analogy to names like Sophey and Offmey.
Katterina f Medieval German, Medieval Low German, Medieval English (Latinized)
Variant of Katherina found in 15th- and 16th-century documents.
Katusch f Medieval German
Medieval German diminutive of Katharina.
Keterlyn f Medieval German
Medieval German diminutive of Katharina.
Ketha f German (Rare, Archaic), Medieval German
Variant of Käthe, used by the 16th-century religious leader Martin Luther as a pet name for his wife Katharina.
Ketherlein f Medieval German
Medieval German form of Catherine.
Ketherlin f Medieval German
Medieval German variant of Kaetherlin.
Ketlin f Medieval German
Medieval German version of Katharina.
Kitan m German (Silesian, Archaic), Medieval German
Medieval Silesian German diminutive of Kristian.
Kraft m Medieval German, German (Modern, Rare)
Kraft is a normal German word meaning "power, force".... [more]
Küngold f & m Medieval German
Meaning uncertain. This name might possibly be a combination of ancient Germanic kuni meaning "clan, family" with medieval German gold or golt meaning "gold".
Kunhaus f Medieval German
Formed from the name elements KUN "kin" and HAUS (with unclear meaning, see Husa).
Kunizza f Medieval German
Diminutive of names formed with the name element kuni "clan, family" or kuoni "brave".
Kunz m Medieval German, German (Archaic)
A once very popular short form of Konrad.
Lanfrank m Medieval German
A dithematic name formed from the Name elements lant "land" and franko "Franconian" (a German tribe), "free, outspoken".
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]
Laux m Medieval German
Hessian form of Lucas and Lukas, used only in the medieval period.
Liawizo m Medieval German
Diminuitive (with ending -zo) of Germanic names containing the name element leub "dear, beloved".
Libentius m Medieval German (Latinized)
A latinsation of the originally Germanic name Liawizo. Latin libentius means "more willing, more cheerful".
Libeste f German (Silesian, Archaic), Medieval German
Medieval Silesian German diminutive of Liphilt.
Libusch f German (Silesian, Archaic), Medieval German
Medieval Silesian German diminutive of Liphilt.
Liutberga f Old High German, Medieval, Medieval French, German (Austrian, Archaic), Medieval German
Old High German liut "people" + Old High German berg "mountain, hill" or Old High German burg "castle, city, stronghold".... [more]
Liutmod f Medieval German, Medieval, Old High German
Old High German liut "people" + Old High German muot "spirit; courage, boldness".
Liutrich m Medieval German, Old High German, Medieval French
Old High German liut "people" + Old High German rih "ruler".
Liutward m Medieval, Old High German, Medieval French, Medieval German
Old High German liut "people" + Old High German wart "guard, ward".
Lüfthildis f Medieval German, German (Modern, Rare)
Lüfthildis is a variant of the Germanic name Liuthild.... [more]
Lutrud f Medieval German
Formed from the Germanic name elements HLOD "fame" or LIUT "people" and TRUD "strength"
Lux m German (Rare, Archaic), Alsatian (Archaic), Medieval German
Medieval German short form and Alsatian vernacular form of Lukas.
Madern m Medieval German
Madern Gerthener (1360/1370 – 1430) was a German stonemason and late Gothic architect.
Madlen f Croatian (Rare), German (Rare), Bulgarian, Medieval German, Alsatian, Hungarian, Welsh
Bulgarian, Croatian, Alsatian, and German variant of Madeleine as well as a Hungarian borrowing of this name as well as a medieval German contracted and the Welsh regular form of Magdalena.
Makko m Medieval German, East Frisian (Archaic)
Short form of Markward, recorded in the 11th century.
Marcswith f Old High German (?), Medieval German
Derived from Old High German marka meaning "march; fortified area along a border" combined with Old Saxon swith, Gothic swinþs meaning "strong" (Proto-Germanic swinþaz).
Margred f Medieval German
Medieval German variant of Margret, reflecting the southern German pronunciation.
Marhaus f Medieval German
Formed from the name elements mari "famous" and HAUS (with unclear meaning, see Husa).
Marlein f Medieval German, Dutch (Rare)
Medieval German diminutive of Maria and Dutch variant of Marlijn.
Marquart m Medieval, Medieval Italian, Medieval German, Medieval Czech, Estonian (Archaic), German (Austrian, Archaic)
Old High German marka "march; fortified area along a border" + Old High German wart "guard, ward".
Marusch f German (Silesian, Archaic), Medieval German
Medieval Silesian German diminutive of both Margarethe and Maria.
Marx m Medieval German, East Frisian (Archaic), Medieval Jewish, English (American, Modern, Rare), Alsatian (Archaic)
Medieval German and archaic Alsatian and East Frisian short form of Marcus, recorded numerous times in the Rhineland region of what is now Germany in the early 16th century, as well as in East Frisia in the same time period.... [more]
Maurisia f Medieval French, Medieval German
Recorded in 16th-century Switzerland.
Meinbald m Medieval, Medieval German, Old High German
Old High German megin, magan "strength, might, power" + Old High German bald "bold".
Meinbern m Medieval, Old High German, Medieval German
Old High German megin, magan "strength, might, power" + Old High German, Old Saxon bero "bear".
Meinbert m Medieval, Old High German, Medieval German
Old High German megin, magan "strength, might, power" + Old High German beraht, Old Saxon berht "bright" from Proto-Germanic berhtaz.