Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Gudmund m. Old Icelandic guð, Old High German, Old Dutch got, Old Saxon, Old Frisian, Old English god 'god, deity' + Old Icelandic mundr, Old English mund, Old Saxon mund, Old High German munt 'protector, protection'.

The name of a semi-legendary Norse king of Jotunheim.

Iceland
Middle Icelandic
1500 Gudmundur (nom) DipIs-7 489, gudmundar (gen) ibid. 489, gudmundz (gen) ibid. 489
Ireland
Latin
fin12thC Gudmundi (gen) MunDocIr III, p. 19
Sweden
Old Swedish
1377 Gudmund (nom) SDHK no. 10938; 1383 Godhmunder SRA-vol2 no. 1946, Gudhmunder ibid. no. 1938
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Gudmund". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 4. http://dmnes.org/2016/4/name/Gudmund.