Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Waldrich m. Old Saxon wald, Old High German walt 'power, authority' + Old High German rih 'ruler'.

Cf. Ricaud for the same elements in the reversed order.

Austria
Latin
798 Vualtrico (dat) UrkStyria 2; 930 Uualtrich (nom) ibid. 19
France
Latin
957x991 Vualdrico (abl) St-Barnard-Romans no. 81; 1032x1064 Gualdricum (acc) LDS LV; c1175–1180 Waudri (gen) ChartCaen2 p. 62; 1179 Galdricus (nom) clairvaux-12thc 177
Germany
Middle Low German
1304 Wolderic (nom) BremUrk2 no. 38
Italy
Latin
1282 Gualdricus (nom) BBC-Berg p. XLVII
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Waldrich". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2019, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2019/1/name/Waldrich.