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Anglo-Saxon Names We Can Still Use

These medieval names still have potential for the right parents. Here they are with U.S. statistics when applicable.

Boys

Ailwin
Alden (still in use with 388 boys in 2016)
Alric (13 boys in 2016)
Anselm (12 in 2016)
Ashwin (70 in 2016)
Beric (6 in 2016)
Bertram (6 in 2016)
Birstan
Blacwin
Brynstan
Caedmon (30 in 2016)
Cenhelm or Kenelm
Cenred
Cynric - prn. KIN-rik
Delwyn
Dunstan
Edric (42 in 2016)
Elstan
Elwin (13) & Elwyn (12)
Everard (none, but 87 Everardo)
Fordwin
Godric (36 in 2016)
Harold (285 in 2016)
Herbert (80 in 2016)
Holbert - gives the nickname Holt easy
Jaruman
Lambin
Lanfranc
Leofred
Leofric
Mervin (53 in 2016)
Norbert (5 in 2016)
Nordman (0), Norman (180)
Nothelm, possibly Northelm
Ordric
Osborn (16 in 2016), Osmer, Osmund, Osric, Oswin
Randal (190 Randall compared to 24 Randal)
Roderic, Roderick (7 Roderic & 199 Roderick)
Rodney (338)
Roger (407)
Sabert
Selwyn (6)
Sperling
Swithin - a bit of an oddball but I could see Swift being a nickname, or Swin
Tancred
Theodoric, Theodric
Thurstan
Torphin
Urien
Vadir - I have a feeling this is actually prn. VADER
Walden (40 in 2016)
Wardric
Wayland (41 in 2016)
Winston (645 in 2016)
Wolstan
Wulfric (7)

Girls

Akelda, Alkelda
Alfwen
Beyhild(a)
Birghiva - prn. burg-EEV-uh
Bricheve, Brichiva - prn. brik-EEV and brik-EEV-uh
Brithiva
Brithwen
Domneva
Ebba (12 in 2016)
Edda (7 in 2016)
Engelieth
Engelise
Everild
Frieda (47 in 2016)
Gerta
Gertrude (36 in 2016)
Godelina
Golda (40 in 2016)
Helga
Hendina
Henna (27 in 2016)
Hildelida
Leva
Lilla (26 in 2016)
Lioba
Milda
Ronilda
Roswitha
Rowena (19 in 2016)
Somerild(a)
Tetta
Theda
Tova (67 in 2016)
Truda
Willa (682 in 2016)
Winifred (146 in 2016)
Wyneve

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  1. Awesome post!! Thanks! You’re my favorite baby namer!! :)

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