Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Richild f. Old English rīc, Old High German rih 'ruler' + Old English hild, Old High German hiltja 'battle'.

The name of a 9th C empress consort of the Franks, an 11th C queen of Hungary, a 12th C queen of Castile, and a 13th C queen of Norway.

England
Latin
1189 Rikilla (nom) GASurv p. 139
France
Latin
c823 Richildis (nom) irminon-vol2 38, Wan; 1032x1064 Richilde (abl) LDS LXIV, Richildem (acc) ibid. LV; 1032x1100 Richildi (dat) ibid. LXV; 1064 Richildem (acc) ibid. CXI, Richildis (nom) ibid. CXI; 1070 Richildis (gen) ibid. appendix, XXIX; 1147 Richildi (dat) clairvaux-12thc 14; 1164 Richildis (nom) CartNDdOurscamp C
Italy
Latin
1265x1339 Richelda (nom) BBC-Berg 233
Spain
Latin
896 Richildes (nom) CDCB-XV MMXIX
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Richild". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2020, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2020/1/name/Richild.