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Name Hildegard

Origin:From Old High German words for fight and fence, enclosure, protectionTools:

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About the name Hildegard in particular

Gender:female
Languages of use:German
Short forms:Hilda, Hilde
Topics:Asteroid 898 Hildegard, discovered 1918, diameter 22.0 km, period >24 years
Saints:Hildegard of Bingen
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Hildegarda, Hildegart, Hildemar     Details
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About Hildegard, the group of names with the same origin as Hildegard

Language of origin:Old High German
Info about origin:old Germanic two-element name
 known from Saint Hildegard of Bingen (11th/12th century AD)
Words:hiltja = the fight  Old High German
 gard = the fence, the enclosure, the protection  Old High German
Topics:Two-element name
Variants' top ranks:12:Hilde Norway 2015,  13:Ildik√≥ Hungary 2014,  14:Hilda England+Wales 1904,  20:Hildegard Germany 2005
Name variants:Elda, Hilda, Hilde, Hildegard, Hildegarda, Hildegart, Ilda, Ildik√≥   Sortable list   Details
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Germany prevalence 2005 20