Hilda name - Meaning of Hilda

Hilda name - Meaning of Hilda

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English, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Spanish, Anglo-Saxon (Latinized) , Ancient Germanic
HIL-də (English) , HIL-dah (German, Dutch)
Hilda Meaning
Originally a short form of names containing the Germanic element hild "battle". The short form was used for both Old English and continental Germanic names. Saint Hilda of Whitby was a 7th-century English saint and abbess. The name became rare in England during the later Middle Ages, but was revived in the 19th century. Hilda originates in Germanic languages and means "fighting a war". This was the name of a 7th century English saint, Hilda of Whitby. Throughout centuries, Hilda has been a popular name among royalty, including Princess Hilda of Nassau and others. In the English-speaking countries it has been more frequent since the 19th century.

Hilda Related Names
Variants: Hylda (English), Hilde (German), Hilde (Dutch), Hildur (Swedish), Hildur (Norwegian), Hild (Anglo-Saxon), Hildie, Hildy, Elda, Ilda
Other Languages: Hildr (Ancient Scandinavian), Hildur (Icelandic), Ilda, Elda (Italian), Hildr (Norse Mythology)

Hilda Celebrities
Hilda Bernstein - writer, Hilda Bridges - writer, Hilda Doolittle - poet, Hilda Fearon - British artist, Hilda Moreno - writer, Hilda Netby - writer, Hilda Petrie - writer, Hilda Solis - politician, Hilda Vaughan - writer,

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