Gender Feminine

Meaning & History

Derived from Old Norse hulda meaning "hiding, secrecy". This was the name of a sorceress in Norse mythology. As a modern name, it can also derive from archaic Swedish huld meaning "gracious, sweet, lovable" [2].

Related Names

VariantHuld(Norse Mythology)
DiminutiveUlla(Swedish)
Same SpellingHulda 2
User SubmissionHulda

Popularity

People think this name is

classic   mature   informal   common   natural   strong   rough   strange  

Name Days

Norway: July 7
Sweden: September 8

Categories

Sources & References

  1. Viking Answer Lady Webpage, available from https://www.vikinganswerlady.com/ONNames.shtml.
  2. Nordic Names Wiki, entry Hulda, available from https://www.nordicnames.de/wiki/Hulda.

Entry updated April 25, 2021