Given Name 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.
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Alfhildr (Ancient Scandinavian), Alvilda (Danish), Alwilda (History)


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Entry updated May 31, 2018