Gender Feminine

Meaning & History

From the Old English elements eormen "whole, great" and hild "battle". This was the name of a 7th-century saint, a daughter of King Eorcenberht of Kent.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesIrmhild(German) Erminhilt(Germanic) Imelda(Italian) Imelda(Spanish)


Sources & References

  1. Prosopography of Anglo-Saxon England, available from
Entry added December 7, 2022