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Origin of the name BADWILA.
Etymology of the name BADWILA.
Meaning of the baby name BADWILA.

  

BADWILA.  Gothic name, possibly meaning "spearman," from badwa (Lithuanian badau), "I pierce." 

... This was the name of the last king of the Ostrogoths, the hero who succumbed to the eunuch Narses.  On coins his name was Badwila, but on some documents his signature is Tautila. (Guthones, Rackus, 1929).

... Amongst the Goths, as among all other peoples, diminutives or "pet names" were formed from ordinary pet names by shortening shortening them and adding an affix.  This affix was usually -ila, but sometimes -ika. (The Story of the Goths, Bradley, 1888)

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