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Hildy meaning and name origin

Hildy \hi(l)-dy\ as a girl's name has the meaning "ready for battle; battle woman" and is a variant of Brunhilda (Old German): heroine of the Siegfried legend popularized in the Ring cycle of operas by Richard Wagner. Also a variant of Hilda (Old German): saint Hilda (seventh century) was a much-esteemed abbess of her time in England.

Hildy has 3 variant forms: Hildi, Hildie, Hylda.

Hildy is also pronounced similarly to Holda and Hulda. Other suggested similar baby names are Hilde, Hilly, Holde and Tildy.

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Popularity of Hildy

Hildy is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

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