Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Sigmund m. Old High German sigu 'victory' + Old English mund 'protector', Old Saxon mund, Old High German munt 'hand, protection'.

The name of a 5th C prince of Burgundy, a 6th C king of Burgundy and saint, a 15th C Holy Roman emperor, a 15th C grand duke of Lithuania, two 16th C kings of Poland, and a 16th C king of Sweden.

Germany
Latin
905 Sigmundum (acc) HambUrk-vol1 XXVI
Early New High German
1403 Sigmunds (gen) mairhofer DCLXXIV; 1410 Sigmund (nom) ibid. DCXCI; 1419 Sigmund (gen) ibid. DCCIX; 1497 Sigmund Nurn1497 432
Italy
Latin
1522x1532 Sigismundus (nom) DSF p. 52, 31
Poland
Latin
1552 Sigismundus (nom) SRPol p. 299
Sweden
Latin
1350 Sigmundi (gen) SDHK no. 6023, Sigmundo (dat) ibid. no. 6023
Old Swedish
1383 Sigmundz (gen) SRA-vol2 no. 1938
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Sigmund". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 4. http://dmnes.org/2016/4/name/Sigmund.