Old English"Strength of the army"
Hereswith Origin and Meaning
The name Hereswith is 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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Lists containing Hereswith
- Names with Military Meanings
- Names That Mean Strong
- Strong Girl Names
- Names That Mean Warrior, Soldier, or Knight
Famous People Named Hereswith
- Saint Hereswith7th,century Northumbrian abbess; sister of Saint Hilda of Whitby
Hereswith in Pop Culture
- Shares first element with Haroldand second element with Frideswide, Cyneswide, Ealhswith, Eanswith, etc.