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Hildegarde meaning and name origin

Hildegarde \hi-ldegar-de, hil-dega-rde\ as a girl's name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Hildegarde is "battle stronghold". Scandinavian mythology: Hildegard was a Valkyrie sent by Odin to escort battle heroes to Valhalla. Saint Hildegarde of Bingen was a learned 12th-century abbess. Opera celebrity Hildegarde Behrens.

Hildegarde has 9 variant forms: Hellee, Hilda, Hildagard, Hildagarde, Hilde, Hildegard, Hildegaard, Hildegunn and Hille.

Popularity of Hildegarde

Hildegarde is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2797 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (1990 U.S. Census).

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

Popularity of name Hildegarde
Popularity of Hildegarde