Medieval Portuguese Submitted Names

These names were used by medieval Portuguese peoples.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
ABRAFÁN m Medieval Galician
Medieval Galician variant of ABRAHAM.
AGEDA f Medieval Portuguese
Medieval variant of ÁGUEDA.
AIRAS m Medieval Galician
Of uncertain origin and meaning.
ANRRIQUE m Medieval Portuguese, Medieval Galician
Medieval Portuguese and Medieval Galician form of HENRIQUE.
ANTÓNEO m Medieval Galician
Medieval Galician form of ANTONIO.
APELONIA f Medieval Portuguese
Medieval variant of APOLÓNIA.
ARIAS m Medieval Galician
Of obscure origin and meaning.
BENVIDA f Medieval Galician
Derived from Galician benvida, the feminine form of the adjective benvido "welcome".
BENVIDO m Medieval Galician
Derived from the Galician the adjective benvido "welcome".
BERENGUEL m Medieval Galician
Medieval Galician form of BÉRENGER.
BIATRÍS f Medieval Galician
Medieval Galician variant of BEATRIZ.
BIRINGEIRA f Medieval Portuguese
Medieval Portuguese variant of BERENGARIA.
BRASIA f Medieval Portuguese
Feminine form of BRÁS.
BRIATIZ f Medieval Portuguese
Medieval Portuguese variant of BEATRIZ.
BRISIDA f Medieval Portuguese
Possibly a medieval Portuguese form of BRÍGIDA.
CEZILIA f Medieval Portuguese
Medieval Portuguese variant of CECÍLIA.
CRARA f Sardinian, Medieval Portuguese
Medieval Portuguese form of CLARA and Sardinian form of CHIARA.
CYNTHIUS m Medieval, Medieval French, Medieval Italian, Medieval Portuguese
Latin Cynthius "of Mount Cynthus", an epithet of APOLLO.
DABÍ m Medieval Galician, Aragonese
Medieval Galician variant and Aragonese form of DAVID.
DINISA f Medieval Portuguese
Most likely a contracted form of DIONÍSIA.
ERVIRA f Medieval Portuguese
Possibly a medieval Portuguese form of ELVIRA.
ESTEBOA f Medieval Galician
Feminine form of ESTEVO.
ESTEVOO m Medieval Galician
Medieval Galician variant of ESTEVO.
EYNÉS f Medieval Galician
Medieval Galician form of EINÉS.
EYRIA f Medieval Portuguese
Possibly related to Basque Euria.
GENEBRA f Medieval Portuguese
Most likely related to GENEVRA and GINEVRA.
GIOMAR f Medieval Portuguese
Medieval variant of GUIOMAR.
GONÇALUO m Medieval Galician
Medieval Galician form of GONZALO.
GRAVIEL m Medieval Spanish, Medieval Portuguese
Medieval Spanish and medieval Portuguese variant of GABRIEL.
GRIMANESA f Spanish (Rare), Medieval Portuguese, Spanish (Canarian)
Borne by an illegitimate granddaughter of Bartolomé Herrero, the first colonial alcalde of the city of Santa Cruz de Tenerife on the island of Tenerife (who had been appointed to the position in 1501 by the conquistador Alonso Fernández de Lugo), in whose case it possibly meant "forced" from Guanche *gərma-ənsa, literally "forced to spend the night"... [more]
ILDUARA f Medieval Portuguese, Medieval Spanish, Medieval Galician
A regional Medieval Latin name, from a Suevic or Gothic name, reconstructed in Proto-Germanic as *Hildiwarō, composed of the elements hild "battle" and warin "to guard, protect".
JACINTHO m Portuguese (Brazilian), Medieval Portuguese
Archaic Portuguese form of JACINTO. It is still used in Brazil.
JOAM m Medieval Portuguese
Early Portuguese variant of JOHN.
JORJE m Medieval Galician
Medieval Galician variant of XURXO.
JUIÃO m Medieval Portuguese
Old Portuguese form of JULIAN.
LABORANS m Medieval Portuguese
Derived from Latin laborans "laboring, working, producing".
LIANOR f Medieval Portuguese
Medieval Portuguese form of LEONOR, recorded in 15th-century Lisbon.
LIONOR f Medieval Galician
Medieval Galician variant of LEONOR.
LOYS m Gascon, Medieval Galician
Gascon form of LOUIS and Medieval Galician variant of LOIS (2).
MACÍAS m Medieval Galician
Medieval Galician form of MATTHEW.
MADELENA f Medieval Portuguese, Medieval Spanish
Medieval Portuguese and medieval Spanish variant of MAGDALENA.
MADRAGANA f Medieval Portuguese (Rare)
A famous bearer was Madragana Ben Aloandro a mistress of king Afonso III of Portugal.
MAIOR f Medieval Galician
Derived from Galician maior "major, greater", this name is an adoption of the title of the Virgin Mary Santa María a Maior (Saint Mary the Great in English).
MARGAIDA f Medieval Portuguese
Medieval Portuguese variant of MARGARIDA.
MARQUESA f Medieval Portuguese, Medieval Aragonese
Portuguese and Aragonese cognate of MARQUESSA.
MÉCIA f Medieval Portuguese
Medieval Portuguese feminine form of the Gallo-Roman masculine name Mincius. Mécia Lopes de Haro (c.1215–1270), sometimes Méncia, was married to King Sancho II of Portugal.
MENÇÍA f Medieval Galician
Medieval Galician variant of MENCÍA.
OBERTO m Medieval Galician
Medieval Galician variant of ALBERTO.
ORDOÑO m Medieval Spanish, Medieval Galician
Spanish and Galician form of Medieval Latin Ordonius, itself of unknown meaning and origin. Theories include a corruption of Fortunius and a derivation from Basque urde "pig, wild boar".
ORRACA f Medieval Portuguese, Medieval Galician
Medieval Portuguese and medieval Galician adoption of medieval Spanish URRACA.
OUFEMEA f Medieval Galician
Medieval Galician form of EUFEMIA.
OUREANA f Medieval Portuguese, Folklore
Variant of OUROANA. In 1158, a Christian knight, Gonçalo Hermigues and his companions kidnapped a Moorish princess named FATIMA... [more]
OUROANA f Medieval Portuguese
Medieval Portuguese form of ORIANA.
PASCOAL m Medieval Galician
Medieval Galician form of PASCAL.
PAYO m Medieval Galician
Medieval Galician form of PAIO.
PERO m Medieval Galician
Medieval Galician variant of PEDRO.
ROY m Medieval Galician
Medieval Galician form of ROI (1).
SCEMENO m Medieval Galician
Adoption of Basque SEMENO.
TAREIJA f Medieval Galician
Medieval Galician form of TAREIXA.
TAREJA f Medieval Portuguese
Medieval Portuguese variant of TERESA.
THEUDO m Ancient Germanic (Gothic), Swiss (Archaic), Medieval Portuguese, Medieval, Medieval Polish, Medieval Italian, Hungarian Mythology, Medieval German, Medieval French, German (Austrian, Archaic)
Gothic þiuda "people, folk" used as a standalone name, or a pet form of any of various names beginning with this element.
TODA f Medieval Basque, Medieval Spanish, Medieval Portuguese
A famous bearer of this name is Queen Toda of Navarre.
URRACA f Medieval Spanish, Medieval Basque, Medieval Galician
Derived from Spanish urraca "magpie", ultimately from Latin furax "thievish". Several medieval queens of Navarre bore this name.
VIÇENTA f Medieval Portuguese
Medieval Portuguese feminine form of VICENTE.
VINÇENÇO m Medieval Galician
Medieval Galician form of VINCENT.
XACOB m Medieval Galician
Medieval Galician variant of XACOBE.
XÁCOME m Medieval Galician
Galician form of JAMES.
XIL m Medieval Galician
Galician form of GILES.
YSAQUE m Medieval Galician
Medieval Galician variant of ISAAC.