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

  

ÆLGIFU.  A contracted form of Anglo-Saxon Ælfgifu (q.v.), meaning, "elf-gift." 

... Canute's triumph, however, was of brief duration.  He ceded the reins of government to Kaakon Jarl Erikssen, and after the death of the jarl to his son Svejn and the English princess Aelgifu, the mother of the latter;... (Norway, Sweden, and Denmark: Handbook for Travellers, Baedeker, 1903)

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