Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Goswin m. Tribal name Gaut 'Geat' + Old High German wini 'friend'.

The name of a 12th C French saint.

Belgium
Latin
1133 Gozwino (abl) CartStBert 13
Middle Dutch
1496 Gossuin (nom) MPSA p. 56; 1497 Gossuin (nom) ibid. p. 57; 1499 Gossuin (nom) ibid. p. 58
Dutch
1502 Gossuin MPSA p. 59; 1504 Gossuin ibid. p. 60; 1505 Gossuin ibid. p. 60; 1507 Gossuin ibid. p. 51 [sic]; 1510 Gossuin ibid. p. 52 [sic]
Brabant
Latin
1312 Gossuini (gen) JeanIII p. 23, Gosuinus (nom) ibid. p. 36
England
Dutch
1590 Goossens (gen) AuFr Verbeke; 1592 Goosen ibid. Beke
Estonia
Middle Low German
1404 Gosswyn BbRT p. 344; 1421 Gosswyn ibid. p. 349; 1435 Goswyn ibid. p. 358; 1436 Goswin ibid. p. 358
France
Latin
11thC Gossewinus (nom) CartSPL1 I; c1170 Gossuini (gen) CartNDdOurscamp LXXXIV; 1378 Gossuini (gen) hanquetvol1 1890
Germany
Latin
1134 Gosswinus (nom) quix-vol1 97; 1136 Gosuinus (nom) ibid. 98; 1151 Gozwin (nom) mairhofer XL, Gozwini (gen) ibid. XL; 1212 Gozuino (abl) quix-vol2 125; 1216 Gozwinus (nom) hennes-vol1 22; 1219 Gozuinus (nom) UrkMeck1 no. VII; 1221x1225 Gozuinus (nom) ibid. no. VIII; 1223 Goswinus (nom) quix-vol2 136; 1226x1227 Gosuinus (nom) UrkMeck1 no. XII; 1239 Gossuuinus (nom) ibid. no. XXV; 1241 Gozwinus (nom) ibid. no. XXIX; 1256 Gozuino (abl) ibid. no. XLIX; 1257 Gozwinus (nom) ibid. no. LI; 1401 goswino (dat) HD1401 no. 332
The Netherlands
Latin
1284 Gosuinus (nom) GesOIJ-1 p. 296; 1291 Gosuinus (nom) ibid. p. 297; 1311 Gozwini (gen) ibid. p. 298, Gozwinus (nom) ibid. p. 298; 1330 Gosvini (gen) ibid. p. 299, Gosvinus (nom) ibid. p. 299; 1334 gosswini (gen) ibid. p. 300; 1344 Goswinus (nom) ibid. p. 300; 1349 Goswini (gen) ibid. p. 300; 1356 Gosvinus (nom) ibid. p. 301; 1361 Gosvini (gen) ibid. p. 302; 1364 Gosvini (gen) ibid. p. 302; 1366 Gosvino (abl) ibid. p. 303; 1369 Gosvini (gen) ibid. p. 303; 1387 Gosvinus (nom) ibid. p. 305
Poland
Latin
1269 Gosuinus (nom) UrkMeck1 no. LXIV
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Goswin". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2020, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2020/1/name/Goswin.