|Meaning||personal name, princess|
Old Norse: valdr
‘ruler, mighty one’
Tocharian B: walo ‘king’
Name of an Amazon (ΒΑΡΚΙΔΑ) appearing on a 6th century red figure amphora.
Etym. from PIE *wel- as in Tocharian walo “king, ruler,” and English weal(th).
Mayor, Adrienne, John Colarusso, and David Saunders. "Making Sense of Nonsense Inscriptions Associated with Amazons and Scythians on Athenian Vases."