Origin of the name Hilda

Originally a short form of names containing the Germanic element hild "battle". The short form was used for both Old English and continental Germanic names. Saint Hilda of Whitby was a 7th-century English saint and abbess. The name became rare in England during the later Middle Ages, but was revived in the 19th century.

Name equivalents in different languages

cz: Hila, Hilda
de: Hilda, Hilde
en: Hilda
fr: Hilda, Hilde
hu: Hilda, Ildi
it: Elda
li: Hilda, Hilde
sk: Hilda, Hildina