Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Innocent m. Latin innocens 'innocent, harmless; virtuous, upright'.

The name of 9 popes, and one anti-pope, before 1600, as well as the name of various saints.

France
Latin
1132 Innocencius (nom) clairvaux-12thc 5; 1141 Innocencius (nom) CartNDSaintes VII, Innocentii (gen) ibid. VII, Innocentius (nom) ibid. VII; 1201 Innocencius (nom) PHGCRP-I no. 16; 1245 Innocentius (nom) hennes-vol1 114; 1246 Innocencius (nom) PHGCRP-I no. 23b; 1247 Innocentius (nom) KD-1 no. 7; 1248 Innocentius (nom) hennes-vol1 125; 1251 Innocencius (nom) POSDu V
Middle French
1418 Innocent HGParis p. 373; 1421 Innocent favier 1300; 1423 Innocent ibid. 247
Germany
Latin
1142 Innocencio (abl) mairhofer I; 1143 Innocencius (nom) ibid. XIV; 1198 Innocentius (nom) hennes-vol1 4; 1208 Jnnocentio (abl) quix-vol2 124; 1210 Innocentius (nom) hennes-vol1 9; 1248 Jnnocentius (nom) quix-vol1 111
Italy
Latin
1198 Innocentii (gen) ChStBo1 V, Innocentius (nom) KD-1 no. 5; 1203? Innocencius (nom) POSDu IV; 1243 Innocentius (nom) hennes-vol1 111; 1244 Innocentius (nom) ibid. 113; 1254 Innocentius (nom) ibid. 151; 1276 Innocencii (gen) POSDu III, Innocencius (nom) ibid. III; 1527 Innocentius (nom) Rome1527 p. 83
Portugal
Latin
1246 Innocentius (nom) PHGCRP-I no. 14
Spain
Catalan
1489 Innocent carbonell-I p. 38
Cite as: J. Uckelman, S.L. Uckelman. "Innocent". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 4. http://dmnes.org/2016/4/name/Innocent.