Gender Feminine

Meaning & History

Old Norse cognate of Hilda. In Norse legend this was the name of a valkyrie.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesHilda(Ancient Germanic) Hild, Hilda(Anglo-Saxon) Hilda(Danish) Hilda, Hilde(Dutch) Hilda(English) Hilda(Finnish) Hilda, Hilde(German) Hilda(Hungarian) Hildur(Icelandic) Ilda, Elda(Italian) Hilda, Hilde, Hildur(Norwegian) Hilda(Spanish) Hilda(Swedish)


Sources & References

  1. Viking Answer Lady Webpage, available from

Entry updated February 4, 2020