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

  

WIGHEARD.  Anglo-Saxon name meaning "war hard," from Old English wig "strife, war," and heard "hard, stern." (A Compendious Anglo-Saxon and English Dictionary, Bosworth, 1901)

... At length however Oswiú of Northumberland and Ecgberht of Kent undertook to put a period to a state of affairs which must have caused grave inconveniences, and accordingly they took, with the election and consent of the church, a presbyter of the late archbishop, named Wigheard, and sent him to Rome for consecration... (The Saxons in England, Kemble, v.2, 1876)

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