Abelard

Abelard is the anglicized form of French Abélard, which seems to be derived from Germanic Adalhard meaning “noble brave” or “brave nobility” from Germanic elements adal (noble) and hard (brave, hardy).

Origin: Proto-Indo-European

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Variants:

  • Abélard (French)
  • Adélard (Quebec French)
  • Adalhard (Ancient Germanic)
  • Aldert (Frisian, Dutch)
  • Allard (Dutch)
  • Alard (Ancient Germanic)
  • Adelardo (Italian, Spanish)

 

 

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