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Gender Feminine
Usage German

Meaning & History

Means "ruler of the fortress" from the Germanic elements wald "power, leader, ruler" and burg "fortress". This was the name of an 8th-century saint from England who did missionary work in Germany.
Other Languages & CulturesWaldeburg(Ancient Germanic) Valpuri, Vappu(Finnish) Wobbe(Frisian)

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Depiction of Saint Walburga by the Master of Meßkirch (1540)Depiction of Saint Walburga by the Master of Meßkirch (1540)

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