ALFHILD
GENDER: Feminine
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.
Related Names
OTHER LANGUAGES: Alfhildr (Ancient Scandinavian), Alvilda (Danish), Alwilda (History)