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Hilda meaning and name origin

Hilda \hi(l)-da\ as a girl's name is pronounced HILL-dah. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Hilda is "battle woman". Saint Hilda (seventh century) was a much-esteemed abbess of her time in England.

Hilda has 4 variant forms: Hilde, Hildie, Hildy and Hylda.

For more information, see also related names Brunhilda and Hildegarde.

Baby names that sound like Hilda are Hildi, Holda and Hulda.

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Popularity of Hilda

Hilda is a very popular first name for women (#263 out of 4276) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#71983 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below are the baby name popularity trends of the name Hilda compared with its variant forms and related girl baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for Hilda only.


Popularity of name Hilda
Popularity of Hilda

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