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What does Hermilda mean?

Hermilda Pronunciation of Hermilda [her-mil-da] as a girls' name is of Greek derivation, and the meaning of Hermilda is "messenger". Hermilda is a version of Hermia (Greek): Latinate derivative of Hermes (compare Hermione).

Associated with: greek, messenger (prophet).


2 alternative forms via Hermia: Hermila and Herminia.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Hermilda Sasha (H.S.), ..

How popular is Hermilda?

Hermilda is an uncommon given name for females. Hermilda is also a unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Herminia is the only prominent related form of Hermilda (not ranked). This relation of Hermilda was at the peak of its popularity in the 1920s (#893). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Aemilia, Armida, Arminda, Averhilda (see Averil), Averilda (see Averil), Berthilda, Bertilda, Bertilde, Carmila, Carmilla, Derinda, Everhilda (see Averil), Everilda, Geralda, Hamida, Haralda, Harolda, Heida, Helmina, Herma, Hermina, Hermine, Herminie, Hermione, Hermona, Hermosa, Heroica, Hersila (see Ersilia), Hersilia, Hilda, Himalda (see Imelda), Jemila, Kemilla, Marilda, Meralda, Mercilla, Nereida, Nerida, Percilla, Permelia, Pernilla, Redmilla (see Radmilla), Renilda, Reynilda, Romilda, Sarilda, Serhilda, Serhilde, Serilda, Serrilda, Yarmilla and Zerlinda. These names tend to be more frequently used than Hermilda.

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