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pinWhat does Brunhilda mean?

Brunhilda /brun-hil-da/ as a girls' name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Brunhilda is "ready for battle".

Heroine of the Siegfried legend made popular by 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 variants: Brinhild, Brinhilda, Brinhilde, Brunhild, Brunhilde, Brunilda, Brunnhilda, Brunnhilde, Brynhild, Brynhilda, Brynhilde, Brynnhild, Brynnhilda, Brynnhilde, Hilda, Hilde, Hildi, Hildie, Hildy and Nilda.

Kreatif forms: Brunhilba, Brunhilte. [more]

pinHow popular is Brunhilda?

Brunhilda is an uncommonly occurring given name for women. Brunhilda is an unusual last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of the girl name Brunhilda and related names. Brunilda, Hilda and Nilda are the popular alternative forms of Brunhilda (outside Top 1000) appearing in the Top 1000. These forms of Brunhilda were favored during 1940-1949 (average #427) and are now significantly less widespread, with the forms Brunilda, Hilda and Nilda becoming less trendy. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Brunilda, Hilda, Nilda in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hilda outside U.S.