Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Nivard m. Gothic niujis, Old High German niuwi, niwi 'new' + Old Saxon hard, Old High German hart 'strong, hard'.

France
Latin
1107 Nivardo (abl) CartStPC XVII; 1155 Nivardi (gen) clairvaux-12thc 30; 1292 Nivardus (nom) MemBret-I 1104
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Nivard". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Nivard.