Hildebrand
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Given Name HILDEBRAND
GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: HIL-də-brant (German)   [details]
Meaning & History
Means "battle sword", derived from the Germanic element hild "battle" combined with brand "sword". This was the name of the hero of an 8th-century poem written in Old High German.
Categories
heroes, weapons
Related Names
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Hidde (Frisian)
Sources and References
  • Ernst Förstemann, Altdeutsches namenbuch (1900), page 825