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What does Brynhilda mean?

Brynhilda Pronunciation of Brynhilda [bryn-hil-da] as a name for girls has its root in Old German, and the name Brynhilda means "ready for battle". Brynhilda is an alternate spelling of Brunhilda (Old German).

Associated with: battle.


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

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

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Middle name pairings:
Brynhilda Valeria (B.V.), ..

How popular is Brynhilda?

Brynhilda is a rare given name for women. Brynhilda is also a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. The only popular related form of Brynhilda (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000 is Brunilda. Other forms, like Brynnhild, are uncommon. Adoption of this form of Brynhilda reached its highest during 1960-1969 (#1858). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Arnalda, Arnolda, Averhilda (see Averil), Bathild, Bathilda, Bathilde, Batilda, Berthilda, Berthilde, Bertilda, Bonfilia, Branda, Brandala (see Brandy), Brandily (see Brandy), Brandilyn, Breila, Brenda, Brennda (see Brenda), Brighid, Brigida, Brinda, Briseida, Bronia, Brunella, Brydgitta, Brygid, Bryna, Brynda, Brynelle, Brynlee, Brynna, Clothilda, Everhilda (see Averil), Grishelda, Gunhilda, Gunilda, Gunnhilda (see Gunhilda), Klothilda (see Clotilda), Magnilda, Mathilda, Otthilda (see Otthild), Ragnhilda, Ragnilda, Renilda, Reynalda, Reynilda, Serhilda, Signilda (see Signa), Swanhilda, Swanilda and Thilda. These names tend to be more frequently used than Brynhilda.

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