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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 has 8 variant forms: Brinhild, Brinhilde, Brunhild, Brunnhilde, Brynhild, Brynhilde, Brynnhild, Brynnhilde.


Brunhilde is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

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Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Brinhilda, Brunilda, Brunnhilda and Brynhilda. These names tend to be more commonly used than Brunhilde.


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