What does Brunhilde mean?
Brunhilde /brun-hil-de/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name. Brunhilde's name origin is Old German, and Brunhilde means "ready for battle". Brunhilde is a variant form of Brunhilda (Old German) with the suffix -e.
How popular is Brunhilde?
Brunhilde is a rare given name for females. Brunhilde is also a rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a charted analysis of the usage of Brunhilde and related names. Popular alternative forms of Brunhilde (outside Top 1000) are Brunilda, Hilda and Nilda. Adoption of these girl names was at its peak during 1940-1949 (usage of 0.5723%) and has become significantly less since, with the forms Brunilda, Hilda and Nilda becoming less in vogue. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)