Hilda Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Hilda:
Latinized short form of any of the female compound names composed of the element hildr (battle). Now in common use as an independent given name, Hilda was brought to England by Scandinavian invaders before the Norman Conquest. The name was borne by a Northumbrian saint (614 - 80) who founded the abbey at Whitby.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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I much prefer the Spanish pronunciation EEL-da to the English pronounciation HIL-da.
H A T E this name, but if it is your name don't be offended, and don't let it put you off your/your favourite name, cos i'm just one person, and my opinion is very easily changed!! lol
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Hildy, Hill, Hills
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St. Hilda of Whitby, English saint known for her wisdom
Hilda Abrahamz, Venezuelan actress
Hilda Murillo, Ecuadoran singer
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Hilda Spellman, Aunt of Sabrina Spellman on the t.v show "Sabrina the Tennage Witch", a witch, sister of Zelda Spellman
Broom Hilda, cartoon witch created by Russell Myers
Hilda Suarez, character on the TV series "Ugly Betty"
Hilda Hockenvasser, character in the comic blog "The Greasers of Hazzick Flats", a new girl in town whom Xerxes Scruggs turns to when his mother has had enough of his girlfriend, Spiggie Lomer, treating him like crap, and urges him to find a new girlfriend. Hilda becomes Xerxes's girlfriend until Spiggie finds out and goes all out to break him and Hilda up. Her tactics include making threatening phone calls to Hilda's parents, which cause Hilda's parents to have a conference with the school principal, where they find out that Xerxes comes from a poor family and is mentally challenged. Hilda's parents make her break up with Xerxes, and he immediately goes back to Spiggie. http://www.thegreasersofhazzickflats.blogspot.com