Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Godbald m. Old High German, Old Dutch got, Old Saxon, Old Frisian, Old English god 'god, deity' + Old High German bald 'bold'.

Austria
Latin
c1070 Gotepolt (nom) UrkStyria 74; c1128 Gotbolt (nom) ibid. 118a, Goteboldus (nom) ibid. 118a, Gotpoldus (nom) ibid. 119b
France
Latin
c823 Godeboldus (nom) irminon-vol2 1, Gaugiacum
Germany
Latin
1135 Godeboldi (gen) quix-vol1 95
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Godbald". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Godbald.