Usage Medieval Scandinavian
Other Forms FormsUlfhild (Swedish), Wulfhild / Wolfhild (English), Ulfhildr, Úlfhildur
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Meaning & History
Composed of the elements ulv ("wolf") and hild ("battle")Notable bearer: Ulvhild Håkansdotter, Scandinavian queen (c. 1095-c. 1148) The name belongs to two characters in Sigrid Undset's trilogy about medieval Norway, Kristin Lavransdatter.