Gender Feminine
Usage Galician

Meaning & History

Galician form of the Visigothic name *Hildiwara, which was composed of the Gothic elements hilds "battle" and wars "aware, cautious". This was the name of the 7th-century wife of the Visigothic king Gundemar. It was also borne by the mother of Saint Rosendo (10th century).

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesHildiwara, Hildoara(Gothic)



Entry updated December 7, 2022