Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Mildred f. Old English mild 'mild' + Old English þryþ 'strength'.

The name of an 8th C Anglo-Saxon saint.

England
Early Modern English
1578 Mildred StAnthonlin p. 26; 1596 Mildred SaxhamSf p. 5; 1599 Mildred ibid. p. 5
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Mildred". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Mildred.