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What does Hulda mean?

Hulda Pronunciation of Hulda as a girls' name is of Scandinavian and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Hulda is "sweet, lovable; mole, weasel". A Scandinavian name from huld. Biblical: the Hebrew name of a prophetess who warned Josiah of the destruction of Jerusalem. Also form of Holda.


ASSOCIATED WITH scandinavian, sweet (beautiful), biblical, prophetess, destruction, jerusalem (israeli)


VARIANTS Chulda, Huldah, Huldie

(female) Hulha, ..

(male) Hulla, ..

Hulda Ellis (H.E.), ..

How popular is Hulda?

Hulda is a very popular first name for females (#1834 out of 4276, Top 43%) but a unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Hulda was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its highest rank of #203 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Huldah is the only other popular varying form of Hulda ranked in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Hulda was at its highest 138 years ago (USAGE OF 0.1%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hulda, Huldah in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Hulda is alike in pronunciation to Hilda, Hildi, Hildie, Hildy and Hylda. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Alda, Allda, Auda, Elda, Gilda, Golda, Guida, Hala, Halea, Halia, Halma, Heda, Hedda, Heida, Helga, Helia, Hella, Helma, Helsa, Hilde, Hilma, Hinda, Holde (see Holda), Huda, Huela, Huella, Hynda, Kelda, Nelda, Nilda, Ouida, Selda, Tilda, Valda, Velda, Walda, Welda, Wilda, Wylda and Zelda. These names tend to be less commonly used than Hulda.

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