Gender Feminine

Meaning & History

From the Old Norse name Alfhildr, which was composed of the elements alfr "elf" and hildr "battle". In Scandinavian legend Alfhild was a maiden who disguised herself as a warrior in order to avoid marriage to King Alf. Her life was perhaps based on that of a 9th-century Viking pirate.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesAlvilda(Danish) Alwilda(History) Alfhildr(Old Norse)

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Name Days

Sweden: September 3


Entry updated April 25, 2021