Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Richild f. Old High German rih 'ruler' + Old High German hiltja 'battle'.

The name of a 9th C empress consort of the Franks, an 11th C queen of Hungary, a 12th C queen of Castile, and a 13th C queen of Norway.

France
Latin
c823 Richildis (nom) irminon-vol2 38, Wan; 1147 Richildi (dat) clairvaux-12thc 14; 1164 Richildis (nom) CartNDdOurscamp C
Italy
Latin
1265x1339 Richelda (nom) BBC-Berg 233
Spain
Latin
896 Richildes (nom) CDCB-XV MMXIX
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Richild". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 4. http://dmnes.org/2016/4/name/Richild.