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

Meaning & History

Derived from the Old German elements hilt "battle" and gunda "battle, war". This was the name of a 12th-century German saint.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesHildigunnur(Icelandic) Hildegunn(Norwegian) Hildigunþī(Old Germanic) Hildigunnr(Old Norse)

Name Days

Austria: April 20


Sources & References

  1. Förstemann, Ernst. Altdeutsches Namenbuch. Bonn, 1900, page 830.
Entry added December 7, 2022