Hilda

Hilda - A very unique female name



  May 24,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Hilda, meaning battle woman, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #106. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Hilda and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Hilda? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Hilda. The baby girl name Hilda was given to 32 baby girls in 2012, ranking #2443 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 44,164 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Hilda peaked in popularity 108 years ago in 1911 on position 101.



Famous with this name

Hilda Koronel
Hilda Saffari
Hilda Sims


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Hilda is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Hilda is currently topping the baby name charts in Texas at position #1,429 - and is the least popular in California at position #1,637.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Hilda is where you live.


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Hilda origin and meaning

Hilda is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means battle woman. To see famous people named Hilda, pop culture references for the name Hilda and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Hilda

We've found the following names that sound similar to Hilda, sorted by popularity.

Hulda / Hildy / Hilde / Huldah / Holiday /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20122443
20113119
20103254
20092133
20082694
20072559
20062105
20052208
20041850
20031794
20021544
20011863
20001861
19991458
19981430
19971274
19961232
19951103
19941094
19931065
19921080
19911042
19901019
1989939
1988973
1987968
1986867
1985864
1984754
1983777
1982738
1981675
1980684
1979709
1978679
1977772
1976576
1975638
1974552
1973626
1972562
1971607
1970577
1969597
1968597
1967552
1966557
1965492
1964484
1963493
1962466
1961474
1960463
1959438
1958404
1957376
1956350
1955335
1954329
1953304
1952312
1951299
1950296
1949289
1948273
1947262
1946272
1945260
1944243
1943266
1942247
1941222
1940217
1939219
1938205
1937221
1936205
1935200
1934193
1933180
1932174
1931167
1930158
1929157
1928148
1927144
1926138
1925142
1924141
1923140
1922131
1921122
1920124
1919123
1918113
1917112
1916105
1915107
1914103
1913103
1912104
1911101
1910106

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Texas1429
California1637

Even more about Hilda


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Hilda a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Hilda?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1911
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Hilda
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 44,164
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +32

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