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Origin of the name EALDGYTH.
Etymology of the name EALDGYTH.
Meaning of the baby name EALDGYTH.

  

EALDGYTH.  Anglo-Saxon name meaning "old battle maid," from Old English eald "old" and gyth "battle." (Notes and Queries, v.6, Jul-Dec, 1894).  Later forms include Aldgith, Aldithe, and Algitha.

Ealdgyth, daughter of Ælfgar, and wife successively of Gruffydd and Harold. Florence mentions her incidentally under 1066, as the widow of Harold and the sister of Eadwine and Morkere. She appears also in Domesday (238 b),... (History of the Norman Conquest of England, Freeman, 1877)

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