Name

Meaning

Notable people

Ablenden

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Abrecan

Storm

Acwellen, Acwel

Kills

Æthelbald

names of important people, meanings not given

Æthelbert, Æthelberht 7th century King
Æthelfrith
Æthelhere
Æthelred
Æþelstan, Æðelstān
Æthelwulf

Aldred

old advisor

Alger, Algar

noble spearman

Almund

defender of the temple

Anbidian

Patient

Ancenned

Andsaca

enemy

Anfeald

simple

Anhaga

solitary

Ann, Ane, Anna

graceful

Anson

Ann's son

Archard, Archerd

sacred

Archibald

(very) bold

Arlice, Arlyss, Arlys, Arwyroe

honourable

Atelic

horrible

Attor, Ator

venom

Audley

from the old meadow

Awiergan

cursed

Baldlice

bold

Bana, Banan

slayer

Bar

boar

Bawdewyn, Bawdewyne

bold friend

Beaduring

warrior

Beadurof

bold in war

Bearn

son

Beorn

warrior

Beornwulf Wolf-Warrior

Beowulf

bee-wolf (bear)

Berkeley, Barclay

from the birch meadow

Berhtwald

Bestanden

stands beside

Betlic

splendid

Borden, Bordan

from the boar valley

Bowden, Boden, Boyden, Bowdyn

messenger

Brice, Bryce

son of a nobleman

Broga, Brogan

terror

Bronson

son of the dark man

Caedmon, Cadman

poet

Caflice

brave

Camden, Camdene

from the winding valley

Ceolfrith, Ceolwulf, Cerdic, Chad

names of important people, meanings not given

Colby

from the dark village

Corey

chosen

Courtland, Courtney, Courtnay

from the enclosed land

Cuthbert

famous, intelligent

Cynegils, Cyneheard, Cynewulf

names of important people, meanings not given

Cynn

family

Cynric, Cyneric

powerful

Daegal, Dougal, Douglas

dweller by the dark stream

Deman

judge

Denby

from the Danish settlement (or Danelaw)

Denisc

Danish

Deogol

secret

Desmond

gracious defender

Drefan

trouble

Dreng

warrior

Dreogan

suffers

Drew

wise

Durwin, Durwyn

dear friend

Eadig

blessed

Ealdian

live long

Ecgberht, Egbert, Ecgbert, Ecgbriht

Edgar, Edgard, Eadgard

lucky spearman

Edlin, Edlyn, Eadlyn

wealthy friend

Edmund, Edmond, Eamon

wealthy defender

Edric

wealthy ruler

Edward, Eadward

guardian

Edwin, Edwyn, Eadwyn

valued

Egesa, Egeslic

terror

Eldred, Eldrid, Eldwyn, Eldwin

wise adviser

Ellen, Elne

courage

Elmer

noble

Erian

ploughs

Fairfax

blond

Farmon, Firmon

traveller

Gaderian

gathers

Galan

sings

Gar, Garr

spear

Garberend

spear-bearer

Garrett, Gareth

strong spear

Geoffrey, Geoff

peaceful gift

Gifre

greedy

Godric

rules with God

Godwine

friend of God

Graham, Grahem, Graeme, Gram

warring

Germian

enrages

Grimbold

fierce, bold

Grim, Grimme

fierce

Grindan

sharp

Halig

holy

Halwende

lonely

Ham

home

Hengist

son of Wodan (or stallion)

Heolstor

darkness

Heorot

hart (male deer)

Hererinc

hero

Heretoga

commander

Hilderinc

warrior

Hlaford

master

Hlisa

fame

Holt

wood

Hrypa

the shouter

Iden

wealthy

Irenbend

iron bender

Irwin, Irwyn

sea lover

Isen

iron

Iuwine

friend

Jeffrey

peaceful gift

Kendric, Kendrick, Kendryck

fearless leader

Kent

white

Kenway

brave in war

Kimball, Kim

noble, brave

Landry

ruler

Lang, Leng, Lange

long

Lar

teaches

Larcwide

counsel

Leanian

reward

Leof

beloved

Lidmann

sailor

List

cunning

Lufian

love

Magan

competent

Mann

vassal

Modig

brave

Nerian

protects

Norville, Norvel

from the north

Odell, Odel

wealthy

Odon, Odin, Odi, Ody

wealthy defender

Ord

spear

Ordway

warrior with spear

Ormod

sad

Orvin, Orvyn

brave friend

Osric

divine ruler

Oswald, Oswine, Oswiu, Oswy

God rule

Oxa

Ox

Piers, Pierce, Pearce

rock

Pleoh

danger

Putnam

dwells by the pond

Raedan, Raedbora

advises

Raedwald

name of a king, meaning not given

Ramm

ram

Rand

shield

Recene

quick

Renweard

guardian of the house

Rice, Ryce

powerful

Rinan

rain

Rinc

warrior

Rodor

sky

Rowe, Roe, Ro, Row

red haired

Russell

fox

Rypan

plunders

Scand

disgrace

Sceotend

archer

Scur

storm

Selwyn, Selwin

friend at court

Seward

guards from the coast

Sherard

of glorious valour

Sherwin, Sherwyn

quick as the wind

Sibley

friendly

Sigebert, Sihtric

names of important people, meanings not given

Slegc

hammer

Snell

bold

Stearc

severe

Stedman, Steadman

dwells at the farm

Stepan

exults

Stewert, Steward, Stuart

steward

Stillman

gentle

Strang

strong

Tedman, Tedmund, Theomund

wealthy defender

Tilian

strives

Tobrecan, Tolucan

destroys

Toland, Tolan

from the taxed land

Torht, Torhte

bright

Torr

tore

Tracy, Tracey, Trace

brave

Tredan

tramples

Treddian

leaves

Trymman

strengthens

Verge

owns four acres of lands

Wacian

watchful

Wade

moving

Waelfwulf

wolf of slaughter

Wallace, Wallis

stranger

Wann

dark

Ware

wise

Warian

attend

Werian

defends

Wighard

Wilbur

dearly loved stronghold

Willan

wishes

Winchell, Wynchell

drawer of water

Wine, Wyne

friend

Wirt, Wurt

worthy

Wissian

guide

Wregan

accuses

Wulf

wolf

Wulfgar

wolf spear

Wulfred 

Wyman

fighter

Yrre

yeet

yolo

idk

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YAY

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