Gender Feminine

Meaning & History

Derived from the Old Norse elements borg "fortress" and hildr "battle". In the Norse Völsungasaga she is the wife of Sigmund.

Related Names

VariantBorghildr(Norse Mythology)
Other Languages & CulturesBorghildur(Icelandic) Borghildr(Old Norse)

People think this name is

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Name Days

Norway: December 2
Sweden: May 28


Entry updated December 7, 2022