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Brunhilda meaning and name origin
Brunhilda \b-runhil-da, br(u)-nhi-lda\ as a girl's name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Brunhilda is "ready for battle". Heroine of the Siegfried legend popularized in the Ring cycle of operas by Richard Wagner. Brunhilda is one of the Valkyrie, maidens who ride into battle. The name has connotations of great physical strength.
Brunhilda has 20 variant forms: Brinhild, Brinhilda, Brinhilde, Brunhild, Brunhilde, Brunnhilda, Brunnhilde, Brynhild, Brynhilda, Brynhilde, Brunilda, Brynnhild, Brynnhilda, Brynnhilde, Hilda, Hilde, Hildi, Hildie, Hildy and Nilda.
Baby names that sound like Brunhilda are Brunella, Brunelle and Prunella.
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Popularity of Brunhilda
Brunhilda is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people. (1990 U.S. Census)
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