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What does Hildie mean?

Hildie Pronunciation of Hildie [hildie] as a girls' name is of Old German derivation, and Hildie means "ready for battle". Hildie is an alternate spelling of Brunhilda (Old German). Hildie is also a derivative of Hilda (Old German): from hild.

Associated with: battle.


Hildie has 3 variants: Hildi, Hildy and Hylda.

2 more related forms via Brunhilda, Hilda: Hilde and Nilda.

Creative forms:
(female) Haldie, Hindie, ..

(male) Hilbib, Hildio, ..

Middle name pairings:
Hildie Faith (H.F.), ..

How popular is Hildie?

Hildie is a rare first name for women. Hildie is also a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Hildie (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000 are Nilda and Hilda. Other forms, like Hylda, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Hildie reached its highest during the years 1900-1909 (adoption of 0.2%), but now, the version Hilda has become somewhat outmoded. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Hildie is alike in pronunciation to Holda, Hulda, Huldah and Huldie. Other recommended names are Ailie, Aillie, Biddie, Billie, Birdie, Cindie, Gillie, Goldie, Hailie, Haillie, Halie, Hallie, Heddie, Heladia, Helodia, Helodie, Hilaire, Hilarie, Hildred, Hille, Hillie, Hinde, Hittie, Holde (see Holda), Hollie, Jillie, Lidie, Lilie, Lillie, Lindie, Millie, Milzie, Mindie, Silkie, Silvie, Sindie, Tilde, Tildie, Tillie and Willie. These names tend to be more frequently used than Hildie.

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