Medieval Latin Submitted Names

Medieval Latin names were used in the Middle Ages by users of Latin, which at this point was mainly a scholarly and liturgical language.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Aer m Medieval Latin
This name means "air" in Latin.
Alinor f Medieval Latin
Medieval Latin form of Eleanor, recorded in late 15th-century Wales.
Arator m Medieval Latin
Means "plowman" in Latin. This was the name of a sixth-century Christian poet from Italy.
Aurisma f Medieval French, Medieval Latin (?)
Derived from Proto-Indo-European aues meaning "brilliant, shining" (related to Proto-Italic *auzōs, from the Proto-Indo-European root *h₂éwsōs meaning "dawn" - the source also of Aurora and Auster) combined with -isma, a variant of the Latin superlative suffix -issima.
Bonifazius m Medieval Latin, German (Rare)
Variant of Bonifacius, itself a variant of Bonifatius; the name originally meant "good fate" (from Latin bonum "good" and fatum "fate"), but folk law altered the meaning to "well-doer" or "doer of good deeds" (from Latin bonum and facere "to do")... [more]
Bonsimon m Medieval Italian, Medieval Latin
Combination of Latin bonus meaning "good, kind" and the name Simon 1.
Crispina f Ancient Roman, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Sicilian, Medieval Latin
Feminine form of Crispinus. A notable bearer was the 2nd-century Roman empress Bruttia Crispina, the wife of Emperor Commodus. This name was also borne by a 4th-century Christian martyr from North Africa.
Elienora f Medieval Latin
Medieval Latin form of Eleanor, recorded in England.
Felicis m Medieval Latin, Medieval French (Latinized)
Form of Felix recorded in a 9th-century Latin document from Marseille, France.
Helenora f Medieval Latin
Medieval Latin form of Eleanor, recorded in England.
Humilis m Late Roman, Medieval Italian, Medieval Latin
Means "humble" in Latin, from humilis meaning "low". Used by an Italian saint of the same name.
Invictus m Medieval Latin
Latin for “unconquerable”. Also the name of a poem by William Ernest Henley. Female variant Invicta
Lupambulus m Medieval Latin
Medieval Latin translation of Wolfgang, derived from Latin lupus "wolf" and ambulare "to walk", found in a Latin gloss by Arnoldus Emmeramensis (Arnold of Saint Emmeram).
Lycerius m Medieval Latin
Of uncertain etymology. Name borne by two bishops of the early Christian Church.
Natalisma f Medieval Latin, Medieval French
Derived from Latin natalis meaning "natal, of birth" (compare the Late Latin name Natalia) combined with -isma, a variant of the Latin superlative suffix -issima.
Onoria f Medieval Latin
Onoria is of latin derivation, meaning "honor"... [more]
Orienta f Medieval Latin, Medieval French
Derived from Latin oriens meaning "rising; east; daybreak, dawn, sunrise".
Pascha f Medieval English, Medieval Latin
From Latin pascha meaning "Easter, (feast of) Passover", itself from Ancient Greek πάσχα (pascha). This was traditionally given to girls born around Easter time.
Penumbra f Medieval Latin
Penumbra means the partial shadow surrounding a perfect shadow (as in an eclipse)
Percipia f Medieval French, Medieval Latin
Derived from Latin percipere meaning "to obtain, to gain; to perceive, to learn, to feel".
Polemia f Greek (Rare), Medieval French, Medieval Latin
Derived from Greek πόλεμος (polemos) meaning "warlike, hostile".
Samaritana f Medieval Latin
From Latin Samaritana meaning "Samaritan, woman from Samaria".
Sapientia f Late Roman (?), Medieval Latin
Means "wisdom" in Latin, a literal translation of the Greek name Sophia. This was borne by the Blessed Sapientia, a prioress of the Cistercian nunnery of Mont Cornillon near Liège, present-day Belgium, who brought up Saint Juliana (ca... [more]
Solomona f Medieval Latin
Feminine form of Solomon.
Steffanus m Medieval Latin, Medieval Italian (Tuscan, Latinized), Medieval Baltic (Latinized)
Variant of Stephanus found in 14th-century Latin documents from Italy and Latvia.
Superantia f Medieval Latin, Medieval French
Derived from Latin superans meaning "abundant, overflowing; surpassing, exceeding".
Supplicia f Medieval Latin, Medieval French
Derived from Latin supplex meaning "supplicant".
Tamisa f Medieval Latin
Tamisa is the Latinized name the Romans gave to the river Thames in England. The ancient Brittons named Thames after the Celtic goddess of dark water, Tamesis.
Tumidia f Medieval Latin, Medieval French
From Latin tumidia meaning "pride, confidence".
Unica f Medieval Latin, Medieval English
Directly taken from Latin unica "unique, sole, singular".
Unus m Medieval Latin, Medieval German (Latinized)
Directly taken from Latin unus "one".
Ursulina f German (Swiss, Rare), Romansh, Spanish (Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare), History (Ecclesiastical), Medieval Latin
Diminutive or extended form of Ursula, as -ina is an Italian feminine diminutive suffix (from Latin -īna meaning "belonging to"). This essentially makes the name a double diminutive of Ursa... [more]