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Meaning & History

From the Old Norse name Alfhildr which was composed of the elements alfr "elf" and hildr "battle". In Norse legend Alfhild was a maiden who disguised herself as a warrior in order to avoid marriage to King Alf. Her life was perhaps based on that of a 9th-century Viking pirate.
Other Languages & CulturesAlfhildr(Ancient Scandinavian) Alvilda(Danish) Alwilda(History)

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