In a previous question Geraldus vs Giraudus I asked what would the Latin equivalent of Gerald. One on the answer suggested that it would be different (that is that Giraudus would be an option) if I asked how to Latinise the name Giraud.

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    Rimbaud might provide an analogy. The French adjective for Rimbaud is “rimbaldien”. This is some evidence for correlation between “aud” in French and “ald” in Latin. Aug 29, 2022 at 20:23

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The latin form of Giraudus seems to be well attested in older and modern use, e.g.:

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