Nilda

First Name
3k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Nilda

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  • A user from New York, United States says the name Nilda is of Unknown origin and means "Woman warrior".
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Wiktionary

Short form of Germanic given names composed of a first element ending in -n and the second element hild (“battle”), such as Brunilda, Zunilda or Leonilda.

  1. A female given name.

Notable Persons Named Nilda

Nilda Garré is an Argentine Representative to the OAS, Minister of Security, Argentine Representative to theOAS, Minister of Defense, and Ministry of Defense (Argentina). Nilda was born on November 3rd, 1945 in Buenos Aires.

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Nelly Omar was an actress and singer. She was most prominent from 1924 to 2011. Nelly was given the name Nilda Elvira Vattuone Pesoa on September 10th, 1911 in Bonifacio, GuaminĂ­, Argentina. She passed away on December 20th, 2013.

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How popular is the baby name Nilda in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1911 5 5 0
1915 8 8 0
1916 7 7 0
1917 8 8 0
1918 5 5 0
1919 8 8 0
1920 12 12 0
1921 5 5 0
1922 10 10 0
1923 15 15 0
1924 12 12 0
1925 9 9 0
1926 14 14 0
1927 17 17 0
1928 7 7 0
1929 17 17 0
1930 16 16 0
1931 10 10 0
1932 14 14 0
1933 16 16 0
1934 11 11 0
1935 15 15 0
1936 22 22 0
1937 14 14 0
1938 16 16 0
1939 15 15 0
1940 12 12 0
1941 20 20 0
1942 19 19 0
1943 17 17 0
1944 15 15 0
1945 18 18 0
1946 40 40 0
1947 24 24 0
1948 37 37 0
1949 51 51 0
1950 54 54 0
1951 40 40 0
1952 69 69 0
1953 71 71 0
1954 79 79 0
1955 92 92 0
1956 90 90 0
1957 117 117 0
1958 99 99 0
1959 101 101 0
1960 102 102 0
1961 88 88 0
1962 103 103 0
1963 95 95 0
1964 86 86 0
1965 87 87 0
1966 79 79 0
1967 73 73 0
1968 59 59 0
1969 60 60 0
1970 85 85 0
1971 47 47 0
1972 64 64 0
1973 44 44 0
1974 49 49 0
1975 44 44 0
1976 40 40 0
1977 33 33 0
1978 48 48 0
1979 42 42 0
1980 35 35 0
1981 32 32 0
1982 24 24 0
1983 36 36 0
1984 35 35 0
1985 41 41 0
1986 22 22 0
1987 22 22 0
1988 19 19 0
1989 26 26 0
1990 21 21 0
1991 15 15 0
1992 22 22 0
1993 13 13 0
1994 14 14 0
1995 17 17 0
1996 8 8 0
1997 16 16 0
1998 18 18 0
1999 13 13 0
2000 9 9 0
2001 9 9 0
2002 9 9 0
2003 8 8 0
2004 7 7 0
2005 8 8 0
2006 7 7 0
2008 7 7 0
2009 9 9 0
2010 7 7 0
2011 5 5 0
2016 6 6 0

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Popularity of Nilda as a first name

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Common last names for Nilda

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  • Gonzalez
  • Rivera
  • Lopez
  • Cruz
  • Santiago
  • Perez
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  • Figueroa
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Fun Facts about the name Nilda

  • How Popular is the name Nilda? Nilda is the 4,976th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Nilda have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,241 babies born with the first name Nilda in the United States. That's more than enough people named Nilda to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Nilda? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1911 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Nilda first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Nilda is Wednesday, January 3rd, 1883.
  • What year had the most people named Nilda born? The highest recorded use of the first name Nilda was in 1957 with a total of 117 babies.
  • Random Nilda Factoid: According to the 1981 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Nilda is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1981.
  • Weird things about the name Nilda: Your name in reverse order is Adlin. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Alndi. How do you pronounce that?

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