What does Hildy mean?
Hildy \hi(l)-dy\ as a girls' name is of Old German origin, and Hildy means "ready for battle; battle woman". Hildy is a derivative of Brunhilda (Old German). Hildy is also a form of Hilda (Old German).
Hildy has 16 more related variations via Brunhilda, Hilda: Brinhild, Brinhilda, Brinhilde, Brunhild, Brunhilde, Brunilda▼, Brunnhilda, Brunnhilde, Brynhild, Brynhilda, Brynhilde, Brynnhild, Brynnhilda, Brynnhilde, Hilde and Nilda▼.
Hildy is a rare given name for women. Hildy is an equally unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of Hildy and associated names. Popular related forms of Hildy (#unlisted) are Nilda, Hilda and Brunilda. These girl names were at the height of their popularity during 1940-1949 (usage of 0.5723%) and have become much less popular since, with the versions Brunilda, Hilda and Nilda becoming less stylish. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)