Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

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

Sweden
Latin
1350 Aruids (gen) SDHK no. 6015, Arwidz (gen) ibid. no. 6010, Awidha (gen) ibid. no. 6023; 1383 Arwidus (nom) SRA-vol2 no. 1925
Old Swedish
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 2016, no. 4. http://dmnes.org/2016/4/name/Arvid.