Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. HIL-də-gart(German)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Derived from the Old German elements hilt "battle" and gart "enclosure, yard". This was the name of the second wife of Charlemagne (8th century). Also, 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

Other Languages & CulturesHildegarda(Czech) Hildegarde(French)
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People think this name is

classic   mature   formal   upper class   natural   wholesome   strong   refined   strange   complex   serious   nerdy  

Name Days

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


Sources & References

  1. Förstemann, Ernst. Altdeutsches Namenbuch. Bonn, 1900, page 828.
Entry updated December 7, 2022