Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Alphard m. Old High German alb 'elf' + Old Saxon hard, Old High German hart 'strong, hard'.

Germany
Early New High German
1419 Alphart (nom) mairhofer DCCXI
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Alphard". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 4. http://dmnes.org/2016/4/name/Alphard.