Hildr

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Female Female Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse

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Origin and Meaning

Old Norse hildr = 'battle', 'fight' (see HILD) (see also -r) [1] [2] [3] [4]

Related Names

Elda
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Helda
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Danish Finish Greenlandic Swedish
Hild
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Danish Norwegian Old Danish Swedish
Hilda
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Danish Faroese Finish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Old Norse Swedish
Hildá
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Sami
Hilde
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Danish Finish Norwegian Old Danish Swedish
Hildi
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Finish Swedish
Hildr
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Old Norse
Hildur
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Danish Faroese Finish Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Hildura
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Norwegian Swedish
Hildure
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Norwegian
Hilta
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Finish
Hiltu
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Finish
Ilde
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Norwegian

See also Hildis, Hilla, Ildikó (Hungarian), Ilta

For male forms see Hildar, Hilde m, Hilding, Hildir, Hildor, HildungR, Hildur m, Hildus

Combinations

For combinations see HILD (name element)

Further Information

Norse Mythology

  • Hildr is the name of a Valkyrie. In Snorri's account of the battle Hjaðningavíg, night after night Hildr resurrects the warriors who have fallen in that day's combat so that they must go on fighting for ever. [3]

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[5]
0 0 0 0 0 0
Denmark Denmark[6]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Norway Norway[7]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[8]
n.a.
0 0 0 0 0
Greenland Greenland[9]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: 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.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Hildr.


References

  1. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Rudolf Simek: Dictionary of Northern Mythology (1993)
  4. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  5. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  9. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/