Infographic of Hilda name meaning, which is “A battle maiden,” from the Anglo- Saxon hild, a battle. Formerly applied to a girl taken as a hostage or carried off as spoils of a battle.
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Hilda Name Popularity

How popular is the name Hilda? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 106 771 0.219%
1911 101 878 0.2358%
1912 104 1,144 0.2269%
1913 103 1,263 0.2228%
1914 103 1,512 0.217%
1915 107 1,878 0.2067%
1916 105 2,067 0.214%
1917 112 1,993 0.1992%
1918 113 2,110 0.1966%
1919 123 1,903 0.1817%
1920 124 2,042 0.1837%
1921 123 2,121 0.1852%
1922 131 1,945 0.1746%
1923 140 1,839 0.1642%
1924 141 1,927 0.1659%
1925 142 1,800 0.1593%
1926 138 1,816 0.1651%
1927 144 1,655 0.1495%
1928 148 1,550 0.1449%
1929 157 1,302 0.1257%
1930 158 1,279 0.1224%
1931 167 1,075 0.1089%
1932 173 1,077 0.109%
1933 180 916 0.0983%
1934 193 894 0.0925%
1935 200 817 0.0841%
1936 205 776 0.0806%
1937 221 721 0.0732%
1938 205 818 0.0799%
1939 219 727 0.0715%
1940 217 753 0.0708%
1941 222 756 0.0672%
1942 247 732 0.058%
1943 266 666 0.051%
1944 243 707 0.057%
1945 260 639 0.0524%
1946 272 679 0.046%
1947 262 808 0.0484%
1948 273 762 0.0477%
1949 289 669 0.0416%
1950 298 649 0.0403%
1951 298 667 0.0393%
1952 312 635 0.0364%
1953 305 696 0.0393%
1954 329 626 0.0342%
1955 335 623 0.0339%
1956 349 582 0.0308%
1957 376 544 0.0283%
1958 402 481 0.0255%
1959 438 433 0.0228%
1960 462 408 0.0215%
1961 472 376 0.0199%
1962 464 391 0.0213%
1963 492 345 0.0192%
1964 484 361 0.0205%
1965 491 329 0.0201%
1966 556 244 0.0156%
1967 551 247 0.0163%
1968 594 211 0.0141%
1969 594 233 0.0151%
1970 577 263 0.0165%
1971 603 233 0.0155%
1972 563 248 0.0182%
1973 624 196 0.0151%
1974 551 254 0.0195%
1975 634 193 0.015%
1976 574 237 0.0184%
1977 766 146 0.0108%
1978 673 190 0.0141%
1979 704 186 0.0132%
1980 680 205 0.014%
1981 673 211 0.0144%
1982 731 180 0.012%
1983 769 154 0.0104%
1984 745 164 0.011%
1985 852 134 0.0088%
1986 854 143 0.0095%
1987 952 117 0.0077%
1988 958 123 0.0079%
1989 929 144 0.0089%
1990 1,014 133 0.008%
1991 1,038 129 0.0079%
1992 1,073 121 0.0076%
1993 1,062 123 0.0079%
1994 1,089 118 0.0077%
1995 1,093 112 0.0074%
1996 1,220 92 0.0061%
1997 1,258 89 0.006%
1998 1,392 72 0.0048%
1999 1,417 72 0.0048%
2000 1,760 47 0.0031%
2001 1,757 49 0.0033%
2002 1,481 73 0.0049%
2003 1,676 57 0.0037%
2004 1,707 56 0.0037%
2005 2,002 39 0.0026%
2006 1,911 47 0.003%
2007 2,229 31 0.002%
2008 2,307 28 0.0018%
2009 1,902 46 0.0031%
2010 2,634 17 0.0012%
2011 2,530 18 0.0013%
2012 2,085 32 0.0022%
2013 2,859 11 0.0008%
2014 2,361 21 0.0014%
2015 2,892 11 0.0008%
2016 2,487 17 0.0012%
2017 2,543 14 0.001%
2018 2,434 16 0.0012%
2019 2,205 21 0.0016%

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Names Like Hilda

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What names are variants of Hilda?

Mix it up with these names that are a variation of the name Hilda.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Hilde

Ready for battle; battle woman; battle stronghold

German

Hildie

Ready for battle; battle woman

German

Hildy

Ready for battle; battle woman

German

Hylda

Battle woman

German


What names sound like Hilda?

If you like how Hilda sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Hilda.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Hildi

Ready for battle

German

Holda

Hidden

German

Hulda

Loved one; mole

Hebrew


What names are similar to Hilda?

Find a name that’s like Hilda, but just a little bit different.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Brunhilda

Ready for battle

German

Hildegarde

Battle stronghold

German


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