Ancient Germanic, Arthurian legends & myths, Earth, Elements, L names, Male, Nature, Nickname names

Lancelot

Lancelot is one of the Knights of the Round Table who was raised by the Lady of the Lake who later has an affair with Guinevere, the wife of his king Arthur, and which ultimately leads to Arthur’s death. Lancelot is a double diminutive of Lanzo, a Germanic male name  meaning “land” though it’s nickname, Lance, is often associated with the weapon.

Nicknames: Lance

Origin: Ancient Germanic

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Variants:

  • Launcelot
  • Lancelin
  • Lancelyn

 

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