Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Swanhilde f. Old Icelandic sveinn 'boy, servant', Old English swān 'herdsman, swineherd, peasant' + Old Icelandic hildr, Old English hild 'battle'.

England
Latin
1222 Suenilda (nom) StPaulDom p. 44; 1240 swonild (gen) ibid. p. 121
Germany
Latin
925 Suanahilt (nom) UrkStyria 14
The Netherlands
Latin
1254 Suaneldis (gen) GesOIJ-1 p. 294
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Swanhilde". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Swanhilde.