Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Wernhard m. A derivative of Old Saxon waru, Old High German wara 'protection, watch' + Old Saxon hard, Old High German hart 'strong, hard'.

Austria
Latin
1237 Wernardus (nom) hennes-vol1 96
France
Latin
1345 Wernhardi (gen) CDEM-7.2 623, Wernhardo (dat) ibid. 623, Wernhardum (acc) ibid. 623, Wernhardus (nom) ibid. 623
Germany
Latin
1260 Wernhardus (nom) hennes-vol1 187
Early New High German
1497 Wernhart Nurn1497 2023
Italy
Latin
1261 Wernhardus (nom) FRA-XXXL 209
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Wernhard". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 4. http://dmnes.org/2016/4/name/Wernhard.