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What does Hildred mean?

Hildred Pronunciation of Hildred [hil-dred] as a name for girls is of Old German origin, and the name Hildred means "battle counselor". Hildred is a version of Hildreth (Old German).

Associated with: battle.


Creative forms:
(female) Hadred, Niadred, ..

(male) Hildeo, Hilhed, ..

Middle name pairings:
Hildred Juliet (H.J.), ..

How popular is Hildred?

Hildred is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#2796 out of 4276, Top 65%) but an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Hildred reached its apex position of #704 in the U.S. during 1900-1909, but is not found in the list currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hildred name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. The only other prominent related form of Hildred is Hildreth. Adoption of these forms of Hildred was common among parents in the 1900s (usage of 0.01%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hildred, Hildreth in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hildred and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Eiluned, Hilaire, Hilaria, Hilarie, Hilary, Hilda, Hilde, Hildi, Hildie, Hildy, Hille, Hillie, Hinde, Holde (see Holda), Huldie, Mildred, Mildrid and Sigred. These names tend to be less frequently used than Hildred.

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