Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Gunwald m. Old High German gund 'war, battle' + Old Saxon wald, Old High German walt 'power, authority'.

France
Latin
c823 Guntoldus (nom) irminon-vol2 1, p. 21
Germany
Early New High German
1497 Guͦnwolt Nurn1497 237
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Gunwald". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Gunwald.