Old English Female Names

Old English Pronunciation Guide

Names for your female characters.

Adgith - Battle wealth

Aldgith - Old battle

Aldwyn - Old joy

Bledgifu - Fame's gift

Bledswith - Strong fame

Bledwyn - Fame's joy

Brunhild - Brown battle

Brunwyn - Brown joy

Burnhild - Battle stream

Burnwyn - Joy's stream

Cwendar - Dear woman

Cwenhild - Woman of battle

Cwenswith - Strong woman

Cynefled - Family beauty

Cynegith - Family battle

Cynered - Family counsel

Cynewise - Family wise

Cynewyn - Family joy

Darfled - Dear beauty

Dargifu - Dear gift

Darwise - Dear and wise

Darwyn - Dear joy

Dawfled - Dew beauty

Dawyn - Dew joy

Eafled - River beauty

Eawyn - River joy

Edhild - Battle fortune

Elfgifu - Elf gift

Elfhild - Elf battle

Elfwise - Elf wise

Engifu - A gift

Eowyn - Horse joy

Estmund - Grace in peace

Estrun - Secret grace

Estswith - Strong grace

Estwyn - Joyful grace

Ethelfled - Noble beauty

Frithild - Peace in battle

Garfled - Spear beauty

Gledhild - Battle fire (coal)

Gledswith - Fire's strength

Godliss - Good and kind

Godswith - Strong and good

Hild - Battle

Ides - Lady

Lúfa - Love

Layfled - Beauty in water

Layrun - Secret water

Laywyn - Joy in water

Leofgifu - Love's gift

Leofled - Beloved beauty

Lissgifu - Gift of kindness

Lisswyn - Joy in kindness

Merefled - Famous beauty

Meregifu - Famous gift

Meregith - Famous battle

Mereliss - Famous kindness

Merewyn - Famous joy

Merthgifu - Glory's gift

Merthgith - Glory of battle

Merthwyn - Joy of glory

Mildgith - Gentle battle

Mildwyn - Gentle joy

Olfete - Swan

Rosefled - Rose beauty

Runfled - Secret beauty

Runhild - Secret battle

Runwise - Secret and wise

Runwyn - Secret joy

Saulred - Soul's counsel

Saulwyn - Soul's joy

Shadufled - Shadow beauty

Shadugifu - Shadow's gift

Shaduwyn - Shadow joy

Sigeburga - Victory dwelling

Sigerun - Secret victory

Sigewyn - Joyful victory

Sorgifu - Sorrow's gift

Sorrun - Secret sorrow

Sorwyn - Sorrow and joy

Sunnfled - Sun's beauty

Sunngifu - Sun's gift

Sunnwyn - Sun's joy

Swetefled - Sweet beauty

Swetelayu - Sweet water

Sweterun - Sweet mystery

Swetewyn - Sweet joy

Théodburga - Dwelling of the people

Théodrun - Secret of the people

Théodwyn - Joy of the people

Trewfled - True beauty

Trewgifu - True gift

Trewhild - True battle

Trewred - True counsel

Trewrun - True mystery

Trewyn - True joy

Wilfled - Friendly beauty

Wilrun - Friendly secret

Wynfled - Joy in beauty

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