Ildiko 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.
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- Comments and insights on the name Ildiko
It is a popular name in Hungary, pronounced EEL-dee-ko.
- Personal experiences with the name Ildiko
I know few Hungarian people but have come across two Ildikos.
Ildiko - meanings: "Battle", "Fighter", "Fierce Worrior" I love it. Ildiko is the name of the woman I'm dating. And do I love her.
But I say this regarding my Ildiko, Strong and everything above is how she would be described, because she's 5'8, She is a Trainer as am I. She is Fit, Slim, Toned, Athletic, Trains with Both Cardio and Streinth Training and is a head turner. Her voice in a little deep and she has a heavy accent. I call her my Fierce Warrior. She loves it. Interesting being that my name being Herbert "Glorious Solder", "Bright Army".
I think we are right for each other. Together a force to be reckoned with.
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- Meanings and history of the name Ildiko
A many-times-removed diminutive of Kriemhilda: Hilda, Ilda, Ildi, Ildikó. The Germanic name Kriemhilda is composed of parts derived from words meaning 'helmet, mask' and 'battle, fight'. The name Ildikó was introduced and popularized in 19th century Hungary by Arany János in his epic poem "Buda halála" ("Death of Buda").
- Famous real-life people named Ildiko
Ildikó, last wife of Attila the Hun. According to legend, she killed him on their wedding night in revenge for his murder of her family.
Ildikó Jaid Makó, Drew Barrymore's mother
Ildikó Madl, Hungarian chess player
Ildikó Bánsági, Hungarian actress
Ildikó Enyedi, Hungarian director
Ildikó Komlósi, Hungarian mezzo-soprano
Ildikó Lendvai, Hungarian politician
- Ildiko in song, story & screen