Arthurian Legend Girl Names

Angharat

Variant of Welsh Angharad, meaning more love

Avalon

Island of apples English name derived from the legendary island where the body of King Arthur is said to be buried. The name is probably related to Celtic abal, or Welsh afal, meaning apple

Avaron (アヴァロン)

Variant of Avalon, meaning island of apples

Avilon

Variant of Avalon, meaning island of apples

Blanchefleur

Middle English form of French Blancheflour, meaning white flower

Blancheflor

Variant of French Blancheflour, meaning white flower

Branwen

Fair raven Welsh Arthurian legen name of the daughter of Llyr in the Mabinogion. Sometimes considered a goddess of love and beauty. The name is composed of the Welsh elements bran raven and gwen fair, white

Cundrie

Arthurian legend name from the German poem Parzival in which she is a messenger of the Grail who condemns Percival.

Dindrane

Arthurian legend name of the Grail Maiden and sister of Percival. She was a major character in many of the Holy Grail stories.

Elaine

Old French form of Helen, meaning torch or moon or more likely to elope Because most Arthurian legend names are of Celtic origin, some etymologists believe that the name Elaine may originally have derived from a Welsh element meaning fawn, hind

Elaine of benoic

Sister of Evaine, wife of King Ban, and mother of Lancelot.

Elaine of carbonek

The Grail Maiden Daughter of Pelles, the Fisher King. Sometimes confused with Elaine the Peerless. Her father was prophesied to be the grandfather of the bearer of the Holy Grail.

Elaine of garlot

Daughter of Gorlois and Igraine, sister of Morgan le Fay and Morgause, and half-sister of King Arthur. She is wife of King Nentres and mother of Galeshin who later becomes a Knight of the Round Table.

Elaine the peerless

Niece of the Lord of the Fens and wife of Persides the Red of the Castle of Gazevilte.

Enide

Variant of Welsh Enid, meaning purity or soul

Ettard

Arthurian legend name of the insensitive lover of Pelleas.

Ettare

Variant of Ettard, name of a lover of Pelleas.

Ettarre

Variant of Ettard, name of a lover of Pelleas.

Gwenhwyvach

Variant of Gwenevak.

Helaine

Another name for Elaine of Benoic.

Isabelle of cornwall

Arthurian legend name of the mother of Tristan.

Iseult of ireland

The name derives from an older name Adsiltia, meaning She who is gazed upon Iseult of Ireland was the wife of Mark of Cornwall, daughter of King Anguish of Ireland and Queen Iseult (the Elder), and adulterous lover of Sir Tristan.

Iseult of the white hands

The name derives from an older name Adsiltia, meaning She who is gazed upon This Iseult is the daughter of Hoel of Brittany, and sister of Sir Kahedin. Tristan meets and marries her after his banishment to Brittany. Their marriage is never consummated because of his love for Iseult of Ireland.

Isolde

Fair aspect Arthurian legend name of the tragic Irish princess who was the mistress of Tristram.

Lady of the fountain

see Laudine.

Laudine

Also known as the Lady of the Fountain. She is the ruler of the mystical Castle of Landuc near a magical spring in Broceliande Forest guarded by her husband Esclados. When water from this magic spring is poured onto a nearby basin, a huge storm begins. Calogrenant did this and was beaten for it. To avenge his cousin, Ywain killed Esclados. He fell instantly in love with Laudine the moment He saw her. Her servant Lunete talks her into marrying him.

Lausanne

In the Middle Ages, this was the name for Lake Geneva.

Lisanor

Llamrei

In Arthurian legend, this was the name of a mare belonging to King Arthur. It may be a feminine form of Lamri, meaning curveter

Lynette

Modern English form of Welsh Lunet, meaning idol, image

Lyones

Variant of Lyonesse.

Lyonesse

Possibly means lion island Arthurian legend name of the sister of Lynette and wife of Gareth who saved her from Sir Ironside, the Red Knight of the Red Launds.

Modron

Divine mother Daughter of Avalloc, mother of Mabon, and probably the prototype of Morgan le Fay.

Morgan le fay

Fay derives from Old English faie, meaning fairy Morgan ultimately derives from Old Welsh mor sea and cant circle Therefore, Fairy from the Sea Circle She was a powerful sorceress, daughter of Igraine and Uther Pendragon, and half-sister to Arthur.

Morvydd

Arthurian legend name of the twin sister of Sir Ywain.

nimue

Nineve

Another name for the Lady of the Lake.

Olwen

Footprint/track of the holy one Welsh legend name of a magical girl who caused flowers to spring up wherever she went, composed of the elements ol footprint, track, and (g)wen fair, holy, white

Tegau eurfon

Gold-breast Name of the wife of Sir Briefbras.

Vivian

English unisex name derived from Roman Vivianus, meaning alive; animated; lively Vivien was the name of the Lady of the Lake in Arthurian legend.

Ygraine

Variant of Igraine.
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