Gender: Female Meaning of Hereswith: "Strength of the army" Origin of Hereswith: Old English

Hereswith Origin and Meaning

The name Hereswith is a girl's name meaning "Strength of the army".

Hereswith is a rare name that comes to us from the dark ages. She was a Northumbrian saint, whose more famous sister, Hilda, was the Abbess at Whitby and patron of the first English poet, Caedmon. The name has a soft, lispy sound that is more wearable than its spelling would suggest.

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OceanSky Says:


How is this a name?

Bobcat108 Says:


There are some names that just shouldn't be resurrected...this is one of them.

Scorpio Says:


Interesting sound, but the spelling kills it.

impwood Says:


Hereswith has such a lovely evocative sound, but the meaning rules it out for me.

nipnerb Says:


Reporting live, I'm Hereswith, here with...

FractalShadow Says:


Maybe if it was spelled Heraswith?

snowsbeloved Says:


That's what I see initially too

danirose01 Says:


This is just barely a name

Miri Says:


Not my favorite.

Bassilly Says:


Love the idea of this one, but it's a bit too 'therefore' 'forthwith' 'heresay' 'hereby,' and of course, 'herewith' for me.