What does Hildie mean?
Hildie \hi(l)-die\ as a girls' name is of Old German derivation, and Hildie means "ready for battle; battle woman". Hildie is a variation of Brunhilda (Old German). Hildie is also a derivative of Hilda (Old German).
Hildie has 16 more related forms via Brunhilda, Hilda: Brinhild, Brinhilda, Brinhilde, Brunhild, Brunhilde, Brunilda▼, Brunnhilda, Brunnhilde, Brynhild, Brynhilda, Brynhilde, Brynnhild, Brynnhilda, Brynnhilde, Hilde and Nilda▼.
Hildie is a rare first name for women. Hildie is also a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Prominent varying forms of Hildie (#unlisted) listed in the Top 1000 are Nilda, Hilda and Brunilda. Adoption of these girl names reached its highest during 1940-1949 and is now much lower, with the versions Nilda, Hilda and Brunilda becoming less stylish. Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of the girl name Hildie and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)