Hilda
Origin/Usage
Germanic
Pronunciation
HIL-də
Meaning
Fighting a war
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Hilda originates in Germanic languages and means "fighting a war". This was the name of a 7th century English saint, Hilda of Whitby. Throughout centuries, Hilda has been a popular name among royalty, including Princess Hilda of Nassau and others. In the English-speaking countries it has been more frequent since the 19th century.

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