Arthurian legends & myths, Battle/War, Female, G names, Male, Proto-Indo-European, Surname names, Unisex, Virtues/Attributes

Guiomar

Guiomar is a Spanish and Portuguese name, possibly deriving from Wigmar, a Germanic name meaning “famous in battle” made up from wig (war, battle) and māri (famous, renowned). It was the name of a male cousin of Guinevere‘s in the Vulgate cycle who becomes the lover of Morgan le Fay. Guiomar is also a surname likely derived from the given name. In Portugal and Spain, Guiomar is used as a female given name.

Origin: Proto-Indo-European

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Female forms:

  • Xiomara (Spanish)

 

Male forms:

  • Wigmar (Ancient Germanic)

 

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