Hilda

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Female Female Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Iceland Icelandic
Faroe Islands Faroese
Greenland Greenlandic

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Origin and Meaning

Latinised form of Hildr and short form of names containing the name element HILD [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9]

Related Names

See Hildr

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Hilduson Faroe Islands Iceland

Female

Hildudóttir Faroe Islands Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Hilda
Genitive: Hildas
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Hilda
Accusative: Hildu
Dative: Hildu
Genitive: Hildu
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Hilda
Genitive: Hildan
Partitive: Hildaa
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Hilda
Accusative: Hildu
Dative: Hildu
Genitive: Hildu
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Hilda
Genitive: Hildas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Hilda
Genitive: Hildas

Name Days

Finland Finland

22 February

Norway Norway

15 December

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

22 February

Sweden Sweden

18 January

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Hilda Catharina Petrini (9 October 1838 – 30 January 1895), Swedish watchmaker and first female master of mechanic in Sweden

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[10]
3993 7626 0 0
Norway Norway[11]
661 n.a. 0 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[12]
598 n.a. 0 n.a.
Iceland Iceland[13]
51 64 0 0
Finland Finland[14]
n.a. 22646 n.a. 7
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Hilda(f) Sources: [10][12][11][14]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Hilda(f) Sources: [15]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Hilda(f)

Sources: [10] [12] [11] [14]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  3. Hermann Pálsson: Nafnabókin (1991)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  7. Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  8. 8.0 8.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  9. 9.0 9.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 10.3 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  13. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  15. details see Name Statistic tables