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Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. HIL-də-brant(German)
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Meaning & History

Means "battle sword", derived from the Germanic element hild "battle" combined with brand "sword". This was the name of the hero of an 8th-century poem written in Old High German.
Other Languages & CulturesHidde(Frisian)

Sources & References

  • Ernst Förstemann, Altdeutsches namenbuch (1900), page 825


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