GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: KREEM-hilt (German)   [key]
Meaning & History
Derived from the Germanic elements grim "mask" and hild "battle". Kriemhild was a beautiful heroine in the Germanic saga the 'Nibelungenlied', where she is the sister of Günther and the wife of Siegfried.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Kriemhilde, Krimhilde (German), Grimhilt (Germanic Mythology)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Grimhilt (Ancient Germanic), Grímhildr (Ancient Scandinavian), Grímhildr (Norse Mythology)