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What does Brunnhilde mean?

Brunnhilde Pronunciation of Brunnhilde [brunnhilde] as a girls' name is an Old German name, and Brunnhilde means "ready for battle". Brunnhilde is a version of Brunhilda (Old German).

Associated with: battle.


Brunnhilde has 8 variants: Brinhild, Brinhilde, Brunhild, Brunhilde, Brynhild, Brynhilde, Brynnhild and Brynnhilde.

5 more different relations via Brunhilda: Brinhilda, Brunilda, Brunnhilda, Brynhilda and Brynnhilda.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Brunnhilde Julissa (B.J.), ..

How popular is Brunnhilde?

Brunnhilde is a rare given name for women. Brunnhilde is a rare last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. The only popular alternative form of Brunnhilde (unlisted) is Brunilda. Other variants, like Brunhilde, are seldom used. Adoption of this relation of Brunnhilde was common among parents in the 1960s. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Bathild, Bathilda, Bathilde, Batilde (see Bathilda), Bennie, Berthilda, Berthilde, Bertilde, Binnie, Bolanile, Bonnie, Bonnylee (see Bonnie), Brande, Brandelle, Brandice, Brandie, Brandily (see Brandy), Brandilyn, Brandise, Branice, Brannde (see Brandy), Branndea (see Brandy), Branndi, Branndie (see Brandy), Brendie, Brenie, Brennda (see Brenda), Brenne, Bride, Brighid, Brilie (see Briley), Bronnie, Brucie, Brucine (see Brucie), Brunella, Brunelle, Brunette, Brynelle, Brynlee, Brynne, Bryonie, Bunnee, Bunni, Bunnie, Clothilde, Grishilde, Gunhilda, Gunhilde (see Gunhilda), Gunnhilda (see Gunhilda), Klothilde, Magnhilde, Mathilde, Ragnhilde, Renilde, Reynilde (see Ragnild), Serhilde, Signilde (see Signa), Swanhilde, Swanilde and Thilde. These names tend to be more commonly used than Brunnhilde.

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