Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Rothard m. Old High German rōt, Old Saxon rōd 'red' + Old Saxon hard, Old High German hart 'strong, hard'.

Germany
Latin
822x875 Hrothardo (abl) TradCorb §195, Rothard (nom) ibid. §32; 963x1023 Hrodhard (nom) ibid. §226, Hrothard (nom) ibid. §228; 1064 Ruothardum (acc) quix-vol1 92; 1098 Ruothardi (gen) ibid. 25; 1103 Rothardi (gen) ibid. 62
Scotland
Latin
1174x99 Rodardo (abl) CartLevenax p. 12
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Rothard". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 4. http://dmnes.org/2016/4/name/Rothard.