Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

Means "chief, warrior", a derivative of Old Norse hildr "battle". This is the name of a character in the Norse tale Frithiof's Saga.

Related Names

Feminine FormsHildr(Ancient Scandinavian) Hildr(Norse Mythology)
Other Languages & CulturesHilding(Swedish)

Sources & References

  1. Viking Answer Lady Webpage, available from https://www.vikinganswerlady.com/ONNames.shtml.

Entry updated April 25, 2021