Origin of the name SVINTHILA.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name SVINTHILA.
A Lithuanian form of Gothic Suintila
(strong), rendered by Rackus "divine peace."
... Similar objects discovered in
the same place, among them a crown with the name of King Svinthila,
found their way into the royal collection of arms at Madrid. (Outlines
of the History of Art, Lübke, v.1, 1911)
... This name is also Lithuanian (Svintyla)
and not Germanic. The Germans may corrupt the name of this king just
as they please, but on the coins we see it inscribed "SVINTHILA".
And the real meaning of this name, in Gothic as well as in Lithuanian
languages, is the "Divine peace." (Guthones, Rackus,