feminine Adelghisa

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Name Root:
*aþalaz *gīslaz > Adalgis
This name derives from the Old High German “Adalgis,” composed of two elements: “*aþalaz” (noble, nobleman, aristocratic, eminent, glorious, excellent) plus “*gīslaz” (pledge, hostage), alternatively “gisel” (shaft of an arrow). In turn, the name means “prisoner by the nobility.” 1) Adalgisio of Novara († 848) was bishop of Novara in the ninth century. He is revered as a saint by the Catholic Church. 2) Adalgis, Algis, or Algise († ~670) was a monk and Irish missionary who traveled in northern France where he founded a convent and parishes; he is revered as a saint by the Catholic Church and the Orthodox Churches.


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Italian (Medieval)

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