What does Brunhilde mean?
Brunhilde \b-runhil-de, br(u)-nhi-lde\ as a girls' name. Brunhilde's name origin is Old German, and Brunhilde means "ready for battle". Brunhilde is a variant of Brunhilda (Old German). Only rarely used as a name for newborns.
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 (#unlisted) are Brunilda, Hilda and Nilda. Adoption of these girl names was at its peak during the years 1940-1949 and has become significantly less since, with the forms Brunilda, Hilda and Nilda becoming less in vogue. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)