Medieval Names

What are your favorite names that were popular in Medieval history? (Middle Ages)

So, so many but my favorites :

[name_f]English[/name_f] : [name_f]Mary[/name_f] & [name_m]Godfrey[/name_m]
[name_m]German[/name_m] : Mechthild & [name_m]Karl[/name_m]
[name_u]French[/name_u] : [name_f]Isabeau[/name_f] & [name_f]Adelin[/name_f]

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Alfric
[name_f]Yseult[/name_f]
[name_f]Tamasin[/name_f]

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[name_f]Amabel[/name_f], [name_f]Mabel[/name_f], [name_f]Hildegard[/name_f] and [name_f]Mary[/name_f] :slight_smile: also [name_m]Theodoric[/name_m], [name_u]Robin[/name_u] and [name_m]Everard[/name_m]

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[name_f]Elizabeth[/name_f]
[name_m]Alaric[/name_m]
[name_f]Anabel[/name_f]
[name_m]Ambrose[/name_m]
[name_f]Gisela[/name_f]
[name_f]Beatrice[/name_f]
[name_m]Barnabas[/name_m]
Castellan
[name_u]Florian[/name_u]
[name_m]Ivar[/name_m]
[name_f]Idony[/name_f]
[name_f]Petra[/name_f]
[name_f]Meliora[/name_f]
Savia
[name_f]Mirabel[/name_f]
[name_m]Ivo[/name_m]
[name_m]Lucian[/name_m]
[name_u]Peregrine[/name_u]
[name_f]Viola[/name_f]
[name_f]Sigrid[/name_f]
[name_f]Signe[/name_f]
[name_m]Severin[/name_m]
[name_u]William[/name_u]
[name_f]Alice[/name_f]
[name_m]Giles[/name_m]
[name_f]Mercy[/name_f]
[name_f]Ann[/name_f]
[name_m]Leofric[/name_m]
[name_f]Matilda[/name_f]
Alveva

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[name_f]Edith[/name_f]!

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Let’s see…Geoffrey, [name_m]Roger[/name_m], [name_u]Walter[/name_u], [name_m]Gilbert[/name_m], [name_m]Reginald[/name_m], and [name_m]Edmund[/name_m] come to mind for boys. And I love [name_f]Isabel[/name_f], [name_f]Margaret[/name_f], [name_f]Sybil[/name_f], [name_u]Anne[/name_u], [name_f]Isolde[/name_f], [name_f]Eleanor[/name_f], [name_f]Jane[/name_f], and [name_f]Clemence[/name_f] for girls.

(At least for Medieval England… I’m sure there are more from the rest of Europe that I love/would love, but I haven’t researched much into what names were popular elsewhere in this period.)

I realize a lot of those are classics or are considered more vintage/late-Victorian today, but I don’t love a lot of the unique Medieval choices like [name_f]Lettice[/name_f] and [name_m]Giles[/name_m]. :wink:

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