Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Hilderich m. Old High German hiltja 'battle' + Old High German rih 'ruler'.

The name of a 5th C Frankish king, a 6th C king of the Vandals, a 7th C Frankish king, and a 8th C Frankish king.

France
Latin
c665 Kildericus (nom) DCEL-2 Add. IV; 745 Childerico (abl) CartStBert 1; c823 Hildricus (nom) irminon-vol2 22, Wan
Germany
Latin
1137 Childerici (gen) quix-vol1 102
Cite as: J. Uckelman, S.L. Uckelman. "Hilderich". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Hilderich.