Gender Feminine

Meaning & History

Derived from the Old German elements swan "swan" and hilt "battle". Swanhild (or Swanachild) was the second wife of the Frankish ruler Charles Martel in the 8th century.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesSwanahilda(Germanic) Svanhildur, Svana(Icelandic) Svanhild, Svanhildr(Norse Mythology) Svanhild(Norwegian) Swanahildiz(Old Germanic) Svanhildr(Old Norse)

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Entry updated December 7, 2022