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2/12/2007, 1:03:40 AM Mike C earliest recorded revision

Gender Feminine & Masculine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. HIL-drid

Meaning & History

Possibly from the Old English masculine name Hildræd, which was composed of the elements hild "battle" and ræd "counsel". This name was revived in the late 19th century, probably because of its similarity to the popular names Hilda and Mildred.