Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Ermengard f. Old High German ermen, Old Saxon irmin 'strong' + Old Saxon gard, Old High German gart 'enclosure, protection; yard, garden'.

The name of an early Frankish saint.

Austria
Latin
1074x1087 Irmgart (nom) UrkStyria 77
Belgium
Latin
1050 Ermengard (nom) CRS-2-5 p. 232, Ermengardis (nom) ibid. p. 232
Brabant
Latin
1312 Ermgardis (nom) JeanIII p. 42
England
Latin
1222 ermingard (gen) StPaulDom p. 15
France
Latin
c823 Ermengardis (nom) irminon-vol2 12, CE; 1000? Ermengardis (nom) CartSavII 9; 1101x1129 Ermengardem (acc) CartStPC XLI; 1135 Ermengarde (abl) clairvaux-12thc 7; 1138x62 Ermegarde (abl) ibid. 60, Ermengarde (abl) ibid. 60, Hermengarde (abl) ibid. 62; 1147 Emengardis (nom) ibid. 17, Emmengart (abl) ibid. 19, Ermengarde (abl) ibid. 14, Ermengardi (abl) ibid. 15, Ermengardim (acc) ibid. 17, Ermengardis (nom) ibid. 14; 1147x1161 Hermengardis (gen) ibid. 38; 1147x1162 Ermengardis (gen) ibid. 55; 1163–64 Ermengardis (nom) ibid. 115; 1164 Ermengardis (nom) ibid. 121; 1171 Emengardis (nom) ibid. 141; 1179 Ermengardi (abl) ibid. 172, Ermengardis (gen) ibid. 176, Hermengarde (abl) ibid. 178, Hermengardi (abl) ibid. 176, Hermengardis (nom) ibid. 177, Hermingarde (abl) ibid. 173; 1190 Ermengardis (nom) CartNDdOurscamp LXXIX; 1260 Emengarda (nom) ArrestReg-volI II, St. Martin, Emengardam (acc) ibid. II, St. Martin; 1270 Emegardis (nom) NDParisII 2-XLI, Emengardis (nom) ibid. 2-XLI
Old French
1292 Emenyart (obl) HistHdVParis p. 112; 1296 Ermengar (obl) ibid. p. 134; 1297 Ermenjart (obl) ibid. p. 135; 1313 Emengiart Paris1313 p. 54
Germany
Latin
1151 Irmingart (gen) mairhofer XXXVIII; 1220 Irmengardis (gen) hennes-vol1 47; 1281 Irmenardis (nom) UrkHeil1 31a
Italy
Latin
1265x1339 Almengarda (nom) BBC-Berg 418
Sweden
Old Swedish
1383 Armegard SRA-vol2 no. 1928
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Ermengard". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Ermengard.