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

  

ÆLFGIFU.  Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements ælf "elf" and gifu "gift," hence, "elf-gift."  Also spelled Aelfgiva. (Girls' Christian Names, Swan, 1905)

    Knut ruled England for eighteen years (1017-1035).  Through his mother half a Pole, he was at his accession about twenty-two years old, and already had two sons by an English wife called Aelfgifu of Northampton... (The Cambridge Medieval History: Germany & the Western Empire, Bury, 1922)

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