Gender Feminine
Usage German
Pronounced Pron. RIEN-hilt  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From the Germanic name Raginhild, which was composed of the elements regin "advice, counsel, decision" and hilt "battle". This was the name of a 7th-century Frankish saint who was martyred by the Huns. It is a cognate of the Norse name Ragnhild.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesRagnhild(Danish) Raganhildis, Raginhild(Germanic) Ragnhildur(Icelandic) Raghnailt, Ragnailt(Medieval Irish) Ragnhild(Norwegian) Raginahildiz(Old Germanic) Ragnhildr(Old Norse) Raghnaid(Scottish Gaelic) Ragnhild(Swedish)

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Entry updated December 7, 2022