Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Eckhard m. Old High German ecka 'edge, corner' + Old Saxon hard, Old High German hart 'strong, hard'.

Estonia
Middle Low German
1404 Eggerd BbRT p. 343; 1426 Eggert ibid. p. 351; 1429 Eggert ibid. p. 353; 1443 Eggerd ibid. p. 365
France
Latin
c823 Aiardi (gen) irminon-vol2 61b, CE, Echardus (nom) ibid. 9, Palatiolum; 1378 Ekhardus (nom) hanquetvol1 2358
Germany
Latin
822x875 Ekkiardo (abl) TradCorb §36; 1137 Ekhardus (nom) quix-vol1 102; 1180 Ekhardus (nom) ibid. 34; 1207 Eggehardus (nom) hennes-vol1 8; 1225 Eckehardus (nom) ibid. 68; 1229 Eggehardus (nom) CDL-1.1.1 X; 1234 Eckehardus (nom) hennes-vol1 91; 1255 Eckehardum (acc) ibid. 157; 1259 Ekehardus (nom) CDL-1.1.1 XXXI; 1305 Ecgehardus (nom) CDL-1.2.1 CXCIII, Eggehardus (nom) UrkMeck-5 2996
Early New High German
1400 Ekkart (nom) mairhofer DCLXVII; 1424 Ekkehart (nom) ibid. DCCXX
Latvia
Latin
1286 Eggehardi (gen) RigSB 4; 1289 Eghardi (gen) ibid. 11; 1291 Eghardi (gen) ibid. 27
Poland
Latin
1251 Eckehardus (nom) hennes-vol1 141
Sweden
Latin
1350 Egardus (nom) SDHK no. 6002
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Eckhard". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 4. http://dmnes.org/2016/4/name/Eckhard.