Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Walram m. Old Frankish, Old German walh 'foreigner, stranger; slave' from Proto-Germanic *walhaz, from a Celtic tribal name + Old Saxon hram 'raven'.

Belgium
Latin
1238 Walerammi (gen) OvdFB 3
Dutch
1597x1598 Waelraevens (gen) BoonenGes p. 353
Brabant
Latin
1312 Walramus (nom) JeanIII p. 31
England
Latin
1155 Walerand (nom) FPD p. 121, fn. 1; 1183 Gualeranni (gen) BoldonBuke p. 2, Gualerannus (nom) ibid. p. 3
Dutch
1594 Walram AuFr Cornu
Middle French
1569 Wallerand WCS p. 40; 1570 Wallerant ibid. p. 40; 1572 Wallerant ibid. p. 41; 1576 Wallerant ibid. p. 43; 1580 Wallerant ibid. p. 87; 1583 Wallerant ibid. p. 46; 1584 Walram ibid. p. 19, Walran ibid. p. 104
Walloon
1582 Walerand RWC p. 4; 1583 Walerand ibid. p. 563; 1583/4 Walerand ibid. p. 8; 1584 Wallerand ibid. p. 8; 1590 Walerand ibid. p. 13; 1591 Walleran ibid. p. 18; 1592 Walleran ibid. p. 21; 1593 Walleran ibid. p. 27; 1593/4 Walleran ibid. p. 31
France
Latin
a1072 Waleranni (gen) NDParisII 1-XVI; 1133 Galeranno (dat) CartNDdOurscamp CXVIII, Gualeranno (abl) ibid. XXX, Walerannus (nom) ibid. CXI; 1135 Gualeranno (dat) ibid. LXXVIII; c1136 Galeranni (gen) ibid. CXXI, Gualeranni (gen) ibid. CXXI; 1138 Gauleranni (gen) ibid. CLI, Gualerannus (nom) ibid. LXXXIX; c1140 Galeranno (abl) ibid. XCVIII; 1141 Gualeranno (dat) ibid. CXXXI, Gualerannus (nom) ibid. CXXXI; 1144x1153 Galerannus (nom) clairvaux-12thc 25; 1146 Galeranno (abl) CartNDdOurscamp CXII
Old French
1297 Galeran (obl) HistHdVParis p. 136; 1298 Galeran (obl) ibid. p. 141; 1313 Galeran Paris1313 p. 169
Middle French
1358 Waleran LeCoq p. 382
Germany
Latin
1134 Waleramus (nom) quix-vol1 97; 1135 Walerami (gen) ibid. 64; 1136 Walerannus (nom) ibid. 98, Walramus (nom) ibid. 98; 1138 Wallerannus (nom) ibid. 28; 1155x1190 Walramus (nom) ibid. 52; 1173 Waleramus (nom) ibid. 81, Wallerando (abl) ibid. 99; 1191 Wallerannus (nom) ibid. 38; 1208 Waleramus (nom) quix-vol2 124; 1215 Walleramus (nom) ibid. 126; 1222? Walramum (acc) ibid. 133, Walramus (nom) ibid. 133; 1313 Wolraven (nom) VFBStralsund 30; 1401 Walramo (dat) HD1401 no. 9
Italy
Latin
1376 Valarano (abl) DouGen1 p. 50
The Netherlands
Latin
855 Walthrabhan (nom) OrkGZ no. 45
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Walram". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2020, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2020/1/name/Walram.