Origin of the name CHARIOVALDA.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name CHARIOVALDA.
Batavian form of Teutonic Harivald
(q.v.), meaning "warrior power" or "army wielder."
... The oldest and most famous of
all the family (of hari/herjar names) is introduced to us by Tacitus as
Chariovalda, a Batavian prince. It is the hardened sound of
Warrior power, or Army wielder, a name that the Germans soon called Heriold,
and the North Harald... (History of Christian Names, Yonge, 1884).