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Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. HIL-də-gart(German)
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Meaning & History

Derived from the Germanic elements hild "battle" and gard "enclosure". Saint Hildegard was a 12th-century mystic from Bingen in Germany who was famous for her writings and poetry and also for her prophetic visions.

Related Names

VariantHildigardis(Ancient Germanic)
Other Languages & CulturesHildegarde(French)

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Name Days

Estonia: September 17
Germany: September 17
Sweden: September 17

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Sources & References

  1. Förstemann, Ernst. Altdeutsches Namenbuch. Bonn, 1900, page 828.
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