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

  

∆THELTHRYTH, ÆÐELÞRYÐ.  Anglo-Saxon name meaning "noble threatener," from Old English æðel "noble" and þryð "threat." 

... St. Æthelthryth was a queen who must have been a very uncomfortable wife, and who, finally, retired into a monastery, getting canonized as St. Etheldreda, and revered as St. Audry... (History of Christian Names, Yonge, 1884)

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