Origin of the name ESSYLT.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name ESSYLT.
ESSYLT.Arthurian. Cornish or Welsh. The lover of Trystan.
Cognate with French Iseult
(q.v.), from Old German Ishild
(q.v.), meaning "ice-fighter." (The Journal of the
American-Irish Historical Society, v.13, 1914). Also spelled Esylt.
... The Triads begin by declaring
that the three mighty swineherds of the Isle of Britain were Pryderi,
Coll, and Trystan.
The third swineherd was Trystan, son of Tallweh, who
kept the swine of March, the son of Meirchion, while the swineherd was
conveying a message to Essylt to appoint an assignation with
of Christian Names, Yonge, 1884)