Meaning and name origin
Brunhilde \b-runhil-de, br(u)-nhi-lde\ as a girl's name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Brunhilde is "ready for battle". Brunhilde is a variant of Brunhilda (Old German): heroine of the Siegfried legend made popular by the Ring cycle of operas by Richard Wagner.
Brunhilde is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Brunhilde for girls. Brunhilde has not been ranked in the Top 1000/100 so far. (2014 statistics).