Origin of the name LEOVIGILD.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name LEOVIGILD.
Gothic name meaning "pledge of love," from leov "love" and gild
"pledge." Also see Leovigildo.
(History of Christian Names, Yonge, 1884)
Leovigild was in many ways one
of the greatest kings of his time. A bold and skilful general, he
subdued the kingdom of the Sueves in the north-west of Spain, wrested
from the emperor's soldiers several of the cities which they had
occupied, and brought the native inhabitants of the peninsula into
complete subjection. (The Story of the Goths, Bradley, 1888)