Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Walburg f. Old English weald, Old Saxon wald, Old High German walt 'power' + Old English burh, Old High German burg 'castle, city, stronghold'.

The name of an 8th C Anglo-Saxon saint.

See also Waldeburga.

Finland
Early Modern Swedish
1548 Walbor (nom) Audén1980 p. 169
Germany
Latin
1061 Walburga (nom) quix-vol1 60, Walburgam (acc) ibid. 60; 1233 Walburgis (nom) CDL-1.1.1 XIV; 1259 Walburgis (gen) ibid. XXXI
Early New High German
1497 Walpurg Nurn1497 838
Latvia
Latin
1287 Walburgi (gen) RigSB 466
Sweden
Latin
1350 Walborgi (dat) SDHK no. 6037
Cite as: R. Le Get, S.L. Uckelman. "Walburg". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Walburg.