Other Forms FormsNandechildis, Nandhilt, Nantechild, Nanthechildis (Latinized), Nanthilda, Nantilde, Nanthildis (Latinized), Nanthilde
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Meaning & History
From a Germanic name which meant "brave in battle", composed of the elements nanð "daring, brave, bold" (or Gothic nand "bravery", or Gothic nanthjan/nanþjan "to venture, to risk, to dare") and hild "battle". Nanthild was one of the five wives of the 7th-century Frankish king Dagobert I.