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Page 1/4. 70 Medieval names and what they mean, for medieval for baby boys, listing 1-20. Arthur, Augustine, Bennett, Bernard, Brendan, Bryce, Bud and Chad are commonly used names, while Addison, Albin, Aldous, Alistair, Anselm, Archer, Bartholomew, Bayard, Bertrand, Blade, Caine and Caspar are rare in comparison. Here is the list of Medieval names for girls.
Alistair .. Scottish spelling of Alasdair, the Gaelic form of Alexander, which has long been popular in Scotland, having been borne by three medieval kings of the country ..
Anselm .. Saint Anselm (11th century) was archbishop of Canterbury during William the Conqueror's reign, and a formidable influence on medieval Christian thought ..
Archer .. An English surname from medieval times when bows and arrows were essential hunting and fighting equipment ..
Arthur .. Tennyson's "Idylls of the King" (19th century) and the Victorian romanticism of things medieval and of Arthurian legend in particular promoted its use ..
Bayard .. In French medieval romance, Bayard (or Baiardo, or Bajardo) is a magical horse given to the hero Rinaldo ..
Bennett .. The normal medieval vernacular form of Benedict, used by both women and men in the past .. Nowdays, used mostly as a transferred use of the surname from the medieval given name ..
Bernard .. Three famous medieval saints bore the name: a founder of a monastic order, the patron saint of mountain climbers, and a scholastic philosopher ..
Bertrand .. Medieval French variant of Bertram (Old French, Old German) "bright raven", brought to Britain by the Normans ..
Blade .. Surname in use since medieval times.
Bryce .. Variant of Brice which originated as a transferred use of the Scottish surname derived from the medieval given name ..
Bud .. Nickname used since medieval times, and modern slang and short form for "buddy" or "brother" ..
Caine .. Medieval place name and surname ..
Chad .. Modern spelling of the medieval given name Ceadda, borne by a seventh-century saint who was Archbishop of York ..
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