Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Goswin m. Tribal name Gaut 'Geat' + Old High German wini 'friend'.

The name of a 12th C French saint.

Belgium
Latin
1133 Gozwino (abl) CartStBert 13
Brabant
Latin
1312 Gossuini (gen) JeanIII p. 23, Gosuinus (nom) ibid. p. 36
England
Dutch
1592 Goosen AuFr Beke
Estonia
Middle Low German
1404 Gosswyn BbRT p. 344; 1421 Gosswyn ibid. p. 349; 1435 Goswyn ibid. p. 358; 1436 Goswin ibid. p. 358
France
Latin
11thC Gossewinus (nom) CartSPL1 I; c1170 Gossuini (gen) CartNDdOurscamp LXXXIV; 1378 Gossuini (gen) hanquetvol1 1890
Germany
Latin
1134 Gosswinus (nom) quix-vol1 97; 1136 Gosuinus (nom) ibid. 98; 1151 Gozwin (nom) mairhofer XL, Gozwini (gen) ibid. XL; 1212 Gozuino (abl) quix-vol2 125; 1216 Gozwinus (nom) hennes-vol1 22; 1219 Gozuinus (nom) UrkMeck1 no. VII; 1221x1225 Gozuinus (nom) ibid. no. VIII; 1223 Goswinus (nom) quix-vol2 136; 1226x1227 Gosuinus (nom) UrkMeck1 no. XII; 1239 Gossuuinus (nom) ibid. no. XXV; 1241 Gozwinus (nom) ibid. no. XXIX; 1256 Gozuino (abl) ibid. no. XLIX; 1257 Gozwinus (nom) ibid. no. LI; 1401 goswino (dat) HD1401 no. 332
The Netherlands
Latin
1284 Gosuinus (nom) GesOIJ-1 p. 296; 1291 Gosuinus (nom) ibid. p. 297; 1311 Gozwini (gen) ibid. p. 298, Gozwinus (nom) ibid. p. 298; 1330 Gosvini (gen) ibid. p. 299, Gosvinus (nom) ibid. p. 299; 1334 gosswini (gen) ibid. p. 300; 1344 Goswinus (nom) ibid. p. 300; 1349 Goswini (gen) ibid. p. 300; 1356 Gosvinus (nom) ibid. p. 301; 1361 Gosvini (gen) ibid. p. 302; 1364 Gosvini (gen) ibid. p. 302; 1366 Gosvino (abl) ibid. p. 303; 1369 Gosvini (gen) ibid. p. 303; 1387 Gosvinus (nom) ibid. p. 305
Poland
Latin
1269 Gosuinus (nom) UrkMeck1 no. LXIV
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Goswin". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2019, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2019/1/name/Goswin.