Aethel


Aethel
First element of numerous aristocratic AS names = noble. [< OldEngl. aedel = noble, of good birth]

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  • Aethel — Elmer Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Elmer peut faire référence à : un prénom dérivant initialement du Vieil anglais aethel (noble) et maer (fameux), il fut adopté en tant que… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Allchin — This unusual surname is of Anglo Saxon, and derives from the male given name Alcuin, Halchein , containing a first element aethel , noble, also found in several other Olde English pre 7th Century personal names, for example, Aethelbeorht , noble… …   Surnames reference

  • Ayllett — This most interesting and unusual surname is of Anglo Saxon origin, and derives from either of the Olde English pre 7th Century personal names Aethelgyeth or Aethelgeat ; the latter was not recorded before the Conquest, but was popular afterwards …   Surnames reference

  • Etherington — This interesting surname is of Anglo Saxon origin, and is a locational name either from an ancient district in West Kent called Etherington (Hill), or from Hetherington in Northumberland. The former place is believed to have been so called from… …   Surnames reference

  • Ethington — This interesting surname is of Anglo Saxon origin, and is a locational name either from an ancient district in West Kent called Etherington (Hill), or from Hetherington in Northumberland. The former place is believed to have been so called from… …   Surnames reference

  • Ilott — This unusual and interesting name is of Anglo Saxon or medieval English origin, and has two possible derivations. Firstly, it may be one of the surnames formed from either of the Olde English pre 7th Century personal names Aethelgyth or… …   Surnames reference

  • Thegn — A thegn or thane was an attendant, servant, retainer, or official in Early Medieval Scandinavian and Anglo Saxon culture. The word in Anglo Saxon is þeg(e)n , in Old High German degan , and in Old Norse þegn ( thane, franklin, freeman, man ). [… …   Wikipedia

  • Æthelthryth — Infobox Saint name=Saint Etheldreda birth date=c. 636 death date=death date|679|6|23|mf=y feast day=June 23 venerated in=Roman Catholic Church; Anglican Communion; Eastern Orthodoxy imagesize=175px caption= Saint Ethelreda birth place=Exning,… …   Wikipedia

  • Odal — (oþal, Anglo Saxon éðel, German uodal , adel) is a Germanic word which relates to property, heritability or nobility. It can refer to the following: Allodium: Odelsrett, a traditional Scandinavian law Udal law, the Scottish derivative of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Elmer — is given name and sometimes a surname. Given name Elmer was derived initially as a surname from the Old English aethel (noble) and maer (famous) . It was first adopted as a given name in the 19th Century, most popularly in the United… …   Wikipedia


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