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What does Hildi mean?

Hildi Pronunciation of Hildi [hil-di] as a girls' name is of Old German origin, and Hildi means "ready for battle". Hildi is an alternate form of Brunhilda (Old German).

Associated with: battle.


Hildi has 3 variants: Hilda, Hildie and Hildy.

2 more relations via Brunhilda: Hilde and Nilda.

Creative forms:
(female) Hilbi, Holdi, ..

(male) Hilhil, Hilwig, ..

Middle name pairings:
Hildi Jaylee (H.J.), ..

How popular is Hildi?

Hildi is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Hildi is an equally unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Hildi (outside Top 2000) are Hilda and Nilda. Other forms, like Hildie, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Hildi was at its most widespread a century ago (adoption of 0.16%). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hilda, Nilda in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hilda outside U.S.

Similar Names

Hildi is pronounced similarly to Holda, Hulda, Huldah, Huldie and Hylda. Other recommended names are Cindi, Didi, Goldi, Hali, Halli, Heddi, Hedi, Heidi, Hilal, Hill, Hille, Hillie, Hilly, Hilma, Hind, Hinda, Hinde, Holde (see Holda), Holli, Lindi, Mindi and Sindi. These names tend to be more commonly used than Hildi.

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