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GenderFeminine
UsageGerman

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

Images

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

Categories

defence, Harry Potter characters, leadership, princesses, saints, strength
Entry updated January 10, 2017   Contribute