Old English names please....

(57 Posts)
FriggFRIGG Mon 03-Dec-12 12:29:51

I don't mean William or Mary,
I'd like to hear some old English names,like Ethelbert or Elfleda...

FriggFRIGG Mon 03-Dec-12 12:31:18

Hmm,I like Aldith...

nellyjelly Mon 03-Dec-12 12:36:02

Alfred.
Egbert.
Alfreda
Cuthbert
Oswald
Oswin
Mildred
Stanford

FriggFRIGG Mon 03-Dec-12 12:37:01

Ooooh lovely!
thanks

StellaNova Mon 03-Dec-12 12:40:42

Aethelstan
Alfege
Matilda
Edith
Aetheric

StellaNova Mon 03-Dec-12 12:42:01

Or what about some knights/ ladies of the round table - Bors, Bedevere, Guinevere, Linnet, Gawain, Gareth, Agravain, Gaheris, Galahad....

BoreOfWhabylon Mon 03-Dec-12 12:45:34

Frig? grin

'Tis Old English name of Anglo-Saxon goddess and where the word Friday (Frigedaeg) comes from.

badtime Mon 03-Dec-12 12:53:42

I think there is a rule that on these threads someone has to suggest Sexburga.

www.catholic.org/saints/saint.php?saint_id=5826

(St Sexburga's dad was called Anna!)

Emma
Godiva
Hereward
Beowulf

FairyArmadillo Mon 03-Dec-12 13:34:17

I remember a thread about Leofric a couple of years ago. I loved Leofric.

Nivet Mon 03-Dec-12 13:34:42

My SIL is called Gytha which apparently is Old English and means war, it suits her grin

More here

OpheliasWeepingWillow Mon 03-Dec-12 13:36:44

Bede
Baldrick
Fenmore

goralka Mon 03-Dec-12 13:38:50

Ethelburger

Fifis25StottieCakes Mon 03-Dec-12 15:10:43

Ethne, some sites say English and others dont

Fifis25StottieCakes Mon 03-Dec-12 15:11:09

crispin

Edmund.

Are you intending to use any of these, or just write a novel set in Saxon England? grin

MolotovCocktail Mon 03-Dec-12 15:30:46

Wilona.

Its an Old English girls name as means 'desired, wanted.'

I absolutely love it and think it's beautiful smile

EldritchCleavage Mon 03-Dec-12 15:38:40

Ulric
Wolfric
Wulfstan
Cedric
Alban
Humphrey
Hugh
Hild/Hilda
Guy
Harold
Godfrey
Godwin
Giles
Gerard
Geoffrey
Winifred/Freda
Botolph
Benet/Bennett/Benedict
Basil
Jocelin/Joscelyne
Kenelm
Meriel
Oswyn/Oswald

FriggFRIGG Mon 03-Dec-12 16:43:01

Thanks guys,some of these are fantastic... some I will be ignoring

Really like Ethne,Meriel,Ulric,Alban,Aetheric,Alfrieda,Mildred,Gaheris,Oswin...

Frig/Frigga,is obviously a fantastic name,but I fear the world is not quite ready for it yet wink

FriggFRIGG Mon 03-Dec-12 16:44:15

Ooooh love Jocelin/Joscelyne

StellaNova Mon 03-Dec-12 18:15:50

I know a Meriel, she is very beautiful and so is the name.

There's an Aetheric Road in the town I was born which is why I know it!

Alden (DS4s Middle name)
Alric
Addison
Blake
Bliss
Blythe
Braxton
Darwin
Dexter
Emerson
Emmett
Flint
Kipp
Lincoln
Quinton
Rudyard
Warren

FriggFRIGG Mon 03-Dec-12 20:52:14

Ooooh I love lots of those!

Adding

Alden
Blythe
Darwin
Emmett
Kip
Quinton
Rudyard

FriggFRIGG Mon 03-Dec-12 20:57:55

Girls;

Aldith
Ethne
Meriel
Blythe
Alfreida
Mildred

Boys;

Ulric
Alban
Aetheric
Gaheris
Oswin
Alden
Darwin
Emmett
Kip
Quinton
Rudyard

Have I got those right?!

FriggFRIGG Mon 03-Dec-12 21:00:22

Oops,forgot Jocelin/Joscelyne...girls,obv's grin

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