Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Alfhild f. Old English ælf, Old Icelandic alf 'elf' + Old English hild, Old Icelandic hildr 'battle'.

The name of a mythical Geatish princess.

The Old English root is found in the English placename Arborfield Cross (Berks).

England
Latin
1222 Alfilda (nom) StPaulDom p. 59, Alfilde (gen) ibid. p. 46
Old English
966 Ælfhild (nom) CDAS DXXX
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Alfhild". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Alfhild.