Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Arvid m. Old Icelandic ǫrn 'eagle' + Old Icelandic viðr 'wood'.

Sweden
Latin
1310 Arnwidus (nom) SDHK 2384; 1350 Arnuidus (nom) ibid. no. 6002, Aruids (gen) ibid. no. 6015, Arwidz (gen) ibid. no. 6010, Awidha (gen) ibid. no. 6023; 1356 Arwido (abl) ibid. no. 7001, Arwidus (nom) ibid. no. 7002; 1383 Arwidus (nom) SRA-vol2 no. 1925
Old Swedish
1365 aruidha (gen) SDHK 8764; 1383 Aruith SRA-vol2 no. 1910, Arvid (gen) ibid. no. 1924, Arwidh ibid. no. 1906, Arwidhs (gen) ibid. no. 1925
Early Modern Swedish
1543 Arffweth (nom) Audén1980 p. 164; 1571 Arffwids (gen) ibid. p. 164
Cite as: R. Le Get, S.L. Uckelman. "Arvid". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Arvid.