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pinWhat does Nilda mean?

Nilda /nil-da/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is of Italian and Old German origin, and the meaning of Nilda is "ready for battle". Nickname of Brunhilda often used as an independent name.


Nilda has 1 variant: Nillda.

Nilda has 19 more different relations via Brunhilda: Brinhild, Brinhilda, Brinhilde, Brunhild, Brunhilde, Brunilda, Brunnhilda, Brunnhilde, Brynhild, Brynhilda, Brynhilde, Brynnhild, Brynnhilda, Brynnhilde, Hilda, Hilde, Hildi, Hildie and Hildy.

Kreatif forms: Nilla, Nilma, Nilna. [more]

pinHow popular is Nilda?

Nilda is a very popular first name for females (#1107 out of 4276, Top 26%) but a unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Nilda for girls. Nilda entered the list in 1920-1929 and reached its top position of #385 in the U.S. in the 1940s, but is not listed currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Nilda name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of Nilda and corresponding names. Prominent variation forms of Nilda are Hilda and Brunilda. Adoption of these girl names was at its highest during the years 1940-1949 (usage of 0.5723%) and is now much lower, with the forms Brunilda, Hilda and Nilda becoming less fashionable. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Nilda, Brunilda, Hilda in U.S.

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

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Nilda is pronounced similarly to Nelda. Other suggested similar baby names are Gilda, Nelida, Niada, Nila, Nilsa, Tilda and Wilda. These names tend to be less commonly used than Nilda.