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

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)
User SubmissionHildegárd


People think this name is

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

Name Days

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


Sources & References

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

Entry updated February 4, 2020