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


ERMESINDA.  Spanish Gothic name of Teutonic origin, meaning "public strength," from ermen "public; world" and swind/suint (Gothic swinths) "strength."  Also see Hermesind. (History of Christian Names, Yonge, 1884).

Doña Gisberga, or, Ermesinda, the daughter of Barnard Roger, conde of Bigorra, and of his wife, Garsenda.  In 1036, she married Don Ramiro, the first to bear the title of "king of Aragon."  This princess gave birth to three sons, Sancho, Ramirez, and Garcia, who became bishop of Iaca; and to two daughters, Sancha, who married the count of Toulouse; and Teresa, who married Beltran, Count of Provence.  Ermesinda died on the 1st of December, 1059, and was buried in the monastery of St. John de la Pena. (Annals of the Queens of Spain, George, 1850) 


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