Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Winter m. Old High German Winida 'Wend', a tribe name, from Proto-Celtic *windo 'white' + Old High German heri 'host, army'.

Austria
Latin
c1100 Vvinther (nom) UrkStyria 89
Germany
Latin
1048 Uuinitherius (nom) UrkStyria 56; 1051 Uuinitherius (nom) ibid. 59; 1055 Uuintherius (nom) ibid. 60; 1056 Uuinitherius (nom) ibid. 62; 1057 Uuinitherius (nom) ibid. 64; 1284 Winther (nom) hennes-vol1 295
Early New High German
1360 Winter (nom) UrkHess-3 995, Wintern (obl) ibid. 995
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Winter". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2019, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2019/1/name/Winter.