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

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.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesHidde(Frisian)
Surname DescendantHildebrand(German)

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Sources & References

  1. Förstemann, Ernst. Altdeutsches Namenbuch. Bonn, 1900, page 825.
Entry updated February 4, 2020