Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Waldred m. Old Saxon wald, Old High German walt 'power, authority' + Old Saxon rād, Old High German rāt 'counsel, advice'.

France
Latin
696 Waldoradi (gen) DCEL-2 Add. VIII; c996 Vualdradi (gen) CartSavII 6; 1171 Gaudridus (nom) clairvaux-12thc 140
Germany
Latin
822x875 Waldered (abl) TradCorb §100, Waldred (nom) ibid. §47
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Waldred". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2020, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2020/1/name/Waldred.