Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Walerard m. Old Frankish, Old German walh 'foreigner, stranger; slave' from Proto-Germanic *walhaz, from a Celtic tribal name + Old Saxon hard, Old High German hart 'strong, hard'.

France
Latin
1287 Gualhardus (nom) GasReg-A p. 74; 1310/11 Gualhardus (nom) ibid. p. 100; 1310–11 Guallardus (nom) ibid. p. 236; 1378 Walerardi (gen) hanquetvol1 863
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Walerard". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Walerard.