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40 Unique Visigothic Names Inspired by Kings, Royals, and Queens of Visigoths

We have created for you a list of 40 unique Visigothic names inspired by Kings, Royals, and Queens of Visigoths. Have a great time.

 

Agila

Name meaning: distress, pain.

Years of activity or tenure: 6th century.

Reference: Agila the first, Visigothic King.

Similar names: Acila, Achilla, Achill.

 

Amalaric

Name meaning: ruler of all.

Years of activity or tenure: 6th century.

Reference: Amalaric, Visigothic King.

Similar names: Alaric, Alarik, Amalrik, Amelkir, Amel, Ammel, Amalric.

 

Ariberga

Name meaning: point, peak.

Years of activity or tenure: 7th century.

Reference: Ariberga, daughter of King Tulca, mother of King Egica.

Similar names: Ariberge, Arierga, Berga.

 

Athanagild

Name meaning: eternal protector.

Years of activity or tenure: 6th century.

Reference: Athanagild, King of the Visigoths.

Similar names: Athan, Atangild, Athangild.

 

Bauda

Name meaning: oldest, ancient.

Years of activity or tenure: 6th century.

Reference: Bauda, Queen of the Visigoths as the wife of Reccared the first.

Similar names: Auda, Baudda, Baddo.

 

Chindaswind

Name meaning: disappear, vanish.

Years of activity or tenure: 7th century.

Reference: Chindaswind, Visigothic King.

Similar names: Chindasuinth, Chindswind, Chindaswinth.

 

Cintila

Name meaning: bright, shining.

Years of activity or tenure: 7th century.

Reference: Cintila, Visigothic King.

Similar names: Chintila, Cintilla, Cinilla.

 

Clotilde

Name meaning: puissant, powerful, mighty.

Years of activity or tenure: 6th century.

Reference: Clotilde, Visigothic Queen as the wife of Amalaric.

Similar names: Klotilde, Rotilde, Klotilda, Clotilda, Tilda.

 

Egilona

Name meaning: sword point.

Years of activity or tenure: 8th century.

Reference: Egilona, Visigothic Queen as the wife of Roderik.

Similar names: Egilla, Egila, Egiloane, Aylu.

 

Elia

Name meaning: generous, noble.

Years of activity or tenure: 5th century.

Reference: Elia Galla Placidia, Visigothic Queen as the wife of Ataulf.

Similar names: Gelia, Aelia, Ellia, Ellai.

 

Ergic

Name meaning: supreme ruler, eternal leader.

Years of activity or tenure: 7th century.

Reference: Egica, King of the Visigoths.

Similar names: Ergica, Egrikka, Egrick.

 

Ermengild

Name meaning: protector of mankind.

Years of activity or tenure: 6th century.

Reference: Ermengild, son of Leovigild.

Similar names: Hermenegild, Ermengard, Armgard.

 

Evaric

Name meaning: eternal ruler.

Years of activity or tenure: 5th century.

Reference: Evaric, King of the Visigoths.

Similar names: Euric, Eric.

 

Ewig

Name meaning: eternal, everlasting.

Years of activity or tenure: 7th century.

Etymology: name derived from Old German ewig (translated as eternal).

Reference: Erwig, King of the Visigoths.

Similar names: Earwig, Erwig, Ervig.

 

Favila

Name meaning: controller, regulator.

Years of activity or tenure: 7th century.

Reference: Favila Cixilona, daughter of King Erwig, Queen of the Visigoths as the wife of Egica.

Similar names: Fabia, Fabiola, Cixila, Faviola, Faviolla, Cixola.

 

Froia

Name meaning: loveliness, love.

Years of activity or tenure: 7th century.

Reference: Froia, Visigothic nobleman.

Similar names: Freya, Frola, Frona, Freja.

 

Gesalec

Name meaning: spear, lance.

Years of activity or tenure: 6th century.

Reference: Gesalec, Visigothic King.

Similar names: Geslec, Geslic, Geslick.

 

Giscila

Name meaning: old, eldest.

Years of activity or tenure: 7th century.

Reference: Giscila, daughter of King Tulca.

Similar names: Giescilla, Giscilla, Gisilla.

 

Gosuinda

Name meaning: active, laborious.

Years of activity or tenure: 6th century.

Reference: Gosuinda, Queen of the Visigoths as the wife of Athanagild.

Similar names: Goiswintha, Gousinda, Gosu, Govinda, Gosvinta, Goisuinta.

 

Gundemar

Name meaning: great warrior, famous in battle.

Years of activity or tenure: 7th century.

Reference: Gundemar, King of the Visigoths.

Similar names: Gondomar, Gondemar.

 

Hildoara

Name meaning: sacred, blessed, holy.

Years of activity or tenure: 7th century.

Reference: Hildoara, Queen of the Visigoths as the wife of Gundemar.

Similar names: Ildoara, Ildora, Dorra, Ilda, Hilda.

 

Himnerith

Name meaning: a small stream.

Years of activity or tenure: 5th century.

Reference: Himnerith, son of Theodoric the first.

Similar names: Heimnerith, Himnerich, Imnerith.

 

Ingunda

Name meaning: ancestor.

Years of activity or tenure: 6th century.

Reference: Ingunda, wife of Hermenegild (son of Leovigild).

Similar names: Inguda, Ingundis, Ingudy, Gundy, Ingud.

 

Leovigild

Name meaning: protective like a lion, strong like a lion.

Years of activity or tenure: 6th century.

Reference: Leovigild, Visigothic King.

Similar names: Leovill, Leovild, Liuvigild.

 

Liuva

Name meaning: lion.

Years of activity or tenure: 6th century.

Reference: Liuva the first, Visigothic King.

Similar names: Liova, Leove, Liev.

 

Oppa

Name meaning: ancient, elder.

Years of activity or tenure: 7th century.

Reference: Oppa, Visigothic nobleman.

Similar names: Oppas, Opavia, Opava.

 

Ragnahilda

Name meaning: war, battlefield.

Years of activity or tenure: 5th century.

Reference: Ragnahilda, Queen of the Visigoths as the wife of Evaric.

Similar names: Hilde, Hilda, Ragnahilde, Ragnagild.

 

Retimer

Name meaning: water, sea.

Years of activity or tenure: 5th century.

Reference: Retimer, son of Theodoric the first.

Similar names: Reytimer, Reiter, Immer, Timmer.

 

Riciberga

Name meaning: headman, ruler, elder.

Years of activity or tenure: 7th century.

Reference: Riciberga, Visigothic Queen as the wife of Chindasuinth.

Similar names: Rikkieberga, Ricci, Rikkie, Rikberga, Recciberga.

 

Sigeric

Name meaning: sumptuous ruler, magnificent ruler.

Years of activity or tenure: 5th century.

Reference: Sigeric, King of the Visigoths.

Similar names: Sigric, Sigrick.

 

Sisenand

Name meaning: wanted, important.

Years of activity or tenure: 7th century.

Reference: Sisenand, Visigothic King.

Similar names: Seysend, Seisand, Seisand, Senand.

 

Sunieric

Name meaning: ruler, headman, leader.

Years of activity or tenure: 5th century.

Reference: Sunieric, Visigothic nobleman and general.

Similar names: Suinric, Suniefred, Suineric.

 

Theodegotha

Name meaning: gift of God.

Years of activity or tenure: 6th century.

Reference: Theodegotha, Visigothic Queen as the wife of Alaric the second.

Similar names: Theoderra, Theodora, Gotha, Egotha.

 

Theodoric

Name meaning: gift of God.

Years of activity or tenure: 5th century.

Reference: Theodoric the first, King of the Visigoths.

Similar names: Theodorus.

 

Theodosia

Name meaning: a gift from God.

Years of activity or tenure: 6th century.

Reference: Theodosia of Cartagena, Visigothic Queen as the wife of Liuvigild.

Similar names: Feodosia, Pheodosia, Theodosie, Teodissa.

 

Thorismund

Name meaning: thunder, protection of mankind.

Years of activity or tenure: 5th century.

Reference: Thorismund, Visigothic King.

Similar names: Thorsmund, Torsmund, Thorismud.

 

Tulca

Name meaning: regeneration, recovery.

Years of activity or tenure: 7th century.

Reference: Tulca, Visigothic King.

Similar names: Tulka, Tuelga, Tulla, Tulga.

 

Vamba

Name meaning: big paunch.

Years of activity or tenure: 7th century.

Reference: Vamba, King of the Visigoths.

Similar names: Wamba, Wambe, Vambe.

 

Wallia

Name meaning: foreigner, outlander.

Years of activity or tenure: 5th century.

Etymology: name derived from West Germanic word walh (translated as foreigner or outlander).

Reference: Wallia, Visigothic King.

Similar names: Walha, Walla, Wall.

 

Witteric

Name meaning: understanding ruler, intellectual ruler.

Years of activity or tenure: 7th century.

Reference: Witteric, Visigothic King.

Similar names: Witerik, Wittric, Wittrik, Viterico.

 

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Sources:

  1. A History of the Franks, by Gregory of Tours
  2. La reina en la monarquia Visigoda, Orlandis Rovira, 1957
  3. The chronicle of Alfonson the third, 1995
  4. Visigothic Spain, by Roger Collins, 2004

Authors: Abel Schmidt and D. Zali.

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