Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. HIL-də-brant(German)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Means "battle sword", derived from the Old German element hilt "battle" combined with brant "fire, torch, sword". This was the name of the hero of an 8th-century poem written in Old High German.

Related Names

Surname DescendantHildebrand(German)

People think this name is

classic   mature   formal   upper class   wholesome   strong   strange   complex   serious   nerdy  

Name Days

Austria: April 11


Sources & References

  1. Förstemann, Ernst. Altdeutsches Namenbuch. Bonn, 1900, page 825.
Entry updated December 7, 2022