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Hilda

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Battle
  • #723 All Time
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How popular is the name "Hilda" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 60 60 0
1881 48 48 0
1882 58 58 0
1883 99 99 0
1884 125 125 0
1885 121 121 0
1886 143 143 0
1887 156 156 0
1888 219 219 0
1889 251 251 0
1890 304 304 0
1891 324 324 0
1892 370 370 0
1893 410 410 0
1894 470 470 0
1895 513 513 0
1896 549 549 0 #95 girl name
1897 561 561 0 #94 girl name
1898 610 610 0 #97 girl name
1899 621 621 0 #87 girl name
1900 663 663 0
1901 574 574 0 #92 girl name
1902 649 649 0 #94 girl name
1903 698 698 0 #88 girl name
1904 629 629 0 #98 girl name
1905 655 655 0
1906 705 705 0 #97 girl name
1907 702 702 0
1908 735 735 0
1909 780 773 7 #100 girl name
1910 793 793 0
1911 916 916 0
1912 1,158 1,158 0
1913 1,280 1,275 5
1914 1,533 1,525 8
1915 1,891 1,891 0
1916 2,083 2,075 8
1917 2,011 2,006 5
1918 2,126 2,119 7
1919 1,916 1,916 0
1920 2,059 2,051 8
1921 2,137 2,128 9
1922 1,966 1,961 5
1923 1,860 1,860 0
1924 1,950 1,941 9
1925 1,825 1,825 0
1926 1,858 1,847 11
1927 1,677 1,669 8
1928 1,574 1,574 0
1929 1,344 1,334 10
1930 1,308 1,302 6
1931 1,097 1,097 0
1932 1,111 1,106 5
1933 966 957 9
1934 934 929 5
1935 868 868 0
1936 828 822 6
1937 761 761 0
1938 856 849 7
1939 762 762 0
1940 797 797 0
1941 795 795 0
1942 783 783 0
1943 704 704 0
1944 744 744 0
1945 680 680 0
1946 716 716 0
1947 843 843 0
1948 803 798 5
1949 704 704 0
1950 683 683 0
1951 707 707 0
1952 673 668 5
1953 726 726 0
1954 659 659 0
1955 659 659 0
1956 625 625 0
1957 591 586 5
1958 519 519 0
1959 468 468 0
1960 458 458 0
1961 424 424 0
1962 427 427 0
1963 381 381 0
1964 411 411 0
1965 375 375 0
1966 291 291 0
1967 292 292 0
1968 250 250 0
1969 291 286 5
1970 299 299 0
1971 275 275 0
1972 284 284 0
1973 236 236 0
1974 304 304 0
1975 249 249 0
1976 280 280 0
1977 197 197 0
1978 241 236 5
1979 221 221 0
1980 261 253 8
1981 242 242 0
1982 223 217 6
1983 201 195 6
1984 188 188 0
1985 183 183 0
1986 170 170 0
1987 146 146 0
1988 139 139 0
1989 172 172 0
1990 158 158 0
1991 164 164 0
1992 156 156 0
1993 152 152 0
1994 148 148 0
1995 138 138 0
1996 124 124 0
1997 112 112 0
1998 103 103 0
1999 106 106 0
2000 82 82 0
2001 88 88 0
2002 120 120 0
2003 86 86 0
2004 88 88 0
2005 75 75 0
2006 90 90 0
2007 61 61 0
2008 62 62 0
2009 75 75 0
2010 47 47 0
2011 41 41 0
2012 65 65 0
2013 33 33 0
2014 44 44 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Hilda? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 80,658 babies born with the name Hilda in the United States. That's more than enough Hildas to occupy the country of Andorra with an estimated population of 78,115 (as of July 1, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 60 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Hilda" was in 1921 with a total of 2,128 babies. (That's a lot of baby Hildas)

According to the 1922 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Hilda" ranks #95 in popularity as a baby girl's name in South Dakota. Imagine that, 21 babies in South Dakota have the same name as you in 1922. Across the entire United States a total of 1,966 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Hilda popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Hilda" mean? The list below shows the origins of Hilda as well as things modernly associated with the name Hilda such as celebrities named Hilda.

English

Origin and Meaning of Hilda

The name "Hilda" is of English origin, and it means "Battle". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Hilda Lamas

Hilda was born in 1983.

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Alternative Meanings

H is for hope, the encouragement you give.

I is for interest, you show in others.

L is for love, everlasting.

D is for diamond, the brilliance you shine.

A is for able, for you surely are.

Your name in reverse order is "Adlih". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Lhiad". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Hilda born Apr 8, 1988

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern New Zealand approximately on 475. Your profession was artist, magician, and fortune teller.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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