Medieval Naming Guides: Baltic
Early 17th century bynames of bridegrooms, from a wedding register from Lankeliškiai parish, Lithuania, by ffride wlffsdotter.
A collection of masculine bynames from 1602 to 1650; these are after the SCA's period, but the article is still useful given the derth of material on Lithuanian names earlier.
Names, by Willam R. Schmalstieg
- An article in the scholarly journal
Lituanus. The author is a scholar of
Old Prussian. This article is an outline of the development of naming
customs in Lithuania, written for a general audience. It contains a number
of dated examples. Also at this website is an article analyzing
Three Lithuanian City
- Lithuanian Grand Dukes from the Galicia-Volhynia Treaty, by ffride wlffsdotter
- Names of 20 dukes and one duke's wife extracted from a 15th-century manuscript about a 13th-century treaty.
- Feminine Names from the Gediminid Line of Lithuania, by Walraven van Nijmegen
- Analyzes the names of women from a fourteenth-century ruling dynasty.
- 15-16th Century Lithuanian Masculine Names from Vitsyebsk and Mahilyow districts, Belarus, by Rebecca Lucas (ffride wlffsdotter)
- Names with Lithuanian origins from what is now Belarus.
- Some names from 16th century Kaunas: 1522-1591, by Rebecca Lucas (ffride wlffsdotter)
- Masculine and feminine given names and byname patterns.
- 16th and Early 17th C. Feminine Names from Lithuanian Records, by ffride wlffsdotter
- A collection of women's names from 1528, 1565, 1567, and 1631.
Medieval Latvian Given Names, by Aryanhwy merch Catmael
- A list of some given names (the author has only covered the
letters A to M so far). Many spellings are modernized;
medieval Latvian didn't include many of the special characters used
in the article.
- The 10 most popular masculine names from Vidzeme in 1638, by Rebecca Lucas (ffride wlffsdotter)
- Names from a town that is today part of Latvia but was then part of Swedish Livonia.
- Names of Estonians from the Schultbok of Helmich Ficke: 1515-1556, by ffride wlffsdotter
- A list of 43 masculine names and 2 feminine names of Estonian peasants from a Middle Low-German source (thus, the names are not themselves linguistically Estonian).
- 16th century masculine names and locative bynames from Hiiu County, Estonia, by ffride wlffsdotter
- Two lists of names, from pre-1563 and post-1563, most of which come from Latinized records. There is an extensive discussion of byname patterns.
- Feminine bynames from Livonia ending in -naine (ca. 1524-1532), by ffride wlffsdotter (Rebecca Lucas)
- Late 16th and early 17th century names from Northern Estonian grave markers, by Rebecca Lucas (ffride wlffsdotter)
- Placenames, and some personal names, from northern Livonia, 13-17th centuries, by ffride wlffsdotter.
- A collection of place name citations from Estonia, from Latin and vernacular records from the 13th to the early 17th C. There is also a short list of masculine names.
- Fishy Business: A brief look at some masculine, aquatic-themed names from 14th to 17th century Estonia, by ffride wlffsdotter (Rebecca Lucas)
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