Meaning and Origin of: Hild

Family name origins & meanings

  • German and Dutch : from a short form of Hildebrand or other compound names with the same initial element, hild ‘strife’, ‘battle’.
  • English : from the medieval female personal name Hilda (Old English Hild), representing a short form of compound names with the first element hild ‘strife’, ‘battle’. Compare Hilliard, for example.