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What does Brunnhilda mean?

Brunnhilda Pronunciation of Brunnhilda [brunnhil-da] as a name for girls is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Brunnhilda is "ready for battle". Brunnhilda is a version of Brunhilda (Old German).

Associated with: battle.


Brunnhilda has 4 variants: Brinhilda, Brunilda, Brynhilda and Brynnhilda.

9 more related forms via Brunhilda: Brinhild, Brinhilde, Brunhild, Brunhilde, Brunnhilde, Brynhild, Brynhilde, Brynnhild and Brynnhilde.

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Middle name pairings:
Brunnhilda Kenlee (B.K.), ..

How popular is Brunnhilda?

Brunnhilda is an unusual given name for women. Brunnhilda is also an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. The only prominent related form of Brunnhilda (unlisted) appearing in the Top 2000 is Brunilda. Other variants, like Brynnhilde, are seldom used. Adoption of this form of Brunnhilda was common during the years 1960-1969 (#1858). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Brunilda in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Brunnhilda and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Annida, Arnalda, Arnolda, Averhilda (see Averil), Bathild, Bathilda, Bathilde, Batilda, Berthilda, Berthilde, Bertilda, Bonfilia, Branda, Brandala (see Brandy), Brandily (see Brandy), Brandilyn, Brannde (see Brandy), Branndea (see Brandy), Branndi, Branndie (see Brandy), Breanda, Breila, Brenda, Brenna, Brennda (see Brenda), Brenndah (see Brenda), Breonda, Brianda, Brighid, Brigida, Brinda, Brinna, Briseida, Bronia, Bronnie, Brucina, Bruna, Brunella, Brunelle, Brunetta, Brynda, Brynna, Bunni, Bunnie, Clothilda, Everhilda (see Averil), Grishelda, Gunhilda, Gunhilde (see Gunhilda), Gunilda, Gunnhilda (see Gunhilda), Klothilda (see Clotilda), Magnilda, Mathilda, Otthilda (see Otthild), Ragnhilda, Ragnilda, Renilda, Reynilda, Serhilda, Signilda (see Signa), Swanhilda, Swanilda and Thilda. These names tend to be more frequently used than Brunnhilda.

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