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Subject: Re: German female first name
Author: Daividh   (guest)
Date: May 11, 2001 at 8:25:25 PM
Reply to: German female first name by Ian
Two meanings (one derivative) are shown on German-language name sites:

1) The name derives from Old German, from the elements "sigu" (victory) and "linde" (meaning a linden-wood shield). Thus, it would mean "shield of victory".

2) Another site may refer to Sieglinde as Siegfried's mother in giving the meaning as "die Siegzauberin", which is very cool. This would translate as "the sorceress of victory".

- Da.

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