Given Name HILDEGARD

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: HIL-də-gart (German)   [details]

Meaning & History

Derived from the Germanic elements hild "battle" and gard "enclosure". Saint Hildegard was a 12th-century mystic from Bingen in Germany who was famous for her writings and poetry and also for her prophetic visions.

Categories

Disney characters, saints
VARIANTS: Hildegarde (German), Hildigardis (Ancient Germanic)
  United States
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2016
  France
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2015
  Switzerland
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2013

Sources & References

  • Ernst Förstemann, Altdeutsches namenbuch (1900), page 828