First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Borghild

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  • A submission from Norway says the name Borghild means "Borghild is a female name of Norse origin. The name comes from the castle (Borg), which means precisely the castle or the protection, and hildr that means stroke, struggle or battle. The name has the same meaning as the male name Bard." and is of Unknown origin.

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Notable Persons Named Borghild

Borghild was born in 1865. She breathed her last breath in 1938.


Borghild was born in 1910. She breathed her last breath in 1999.


Borghild was born on December 8th, 1906. She passed away on April 12th, 1990.


Borghild was born on March 2nd, 1901. She died on September 8th, 1978.


Common last names for Borghild

  • Johnson
  • Anderson
  • Olsen
  • Hansen
  • Olson
  • Larsen
  • Jensen
  • Carlson
  • Berg
  • Larson

Fun Facts about the name Borghild

  • How Popular is the name Borghild? Borghild is the 19,732nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Borghild have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 361 babies born with the first name Borghild in the United States. That's more than enough people named Borghild to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Borghild? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1895 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Borghild first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Borghild is Tuesday, September 26th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Borghild born? The highest recorded use of the first name Borghild was in 1915 with a total of 33 babies.
  • Random Borghild Factoid: According to the 1910 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Borghild ranks 92nd in popularity as a baby girl's name in North Dakota. Imagine that, 6 babies in North Dakota have the same name as you in 1910.
  • Weird things about the name Borghild: Your name in reverse order is Dlihgrob. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Goblidhr. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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