Gender Masculine
Usage Spanish
Pronounced Pron. eel-deh-FON-so  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Spanish form of the Visigothic name *Hildifuns, which meant "battle ready", derived from the Gothic elements hilds "battle" and funs "ready". This was the name of a 7th-century saint, an archbishop of Toledo.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesHildefons(Germanic) Hildifuns(Gothic)


Name Days

Spain: January 23


Entry updated December 7, 2022