Borghild (name)

Borghild (and versions like Burghild and Borghildur) is a female given name formed from "borg" (protection) and "hild" (battle).[1]

Borghildur
GenderFemale
Origin
Word/nameOld Norse
Meaningborg (protection), hildr (battle)
Region of originScandinavia
Other names
Related namesBorghildur

As of December 31, 2005, there were 585 persons in Sweden named Borghild. It is more common in Norway. In August 2006 there were 4213 women in Norway named Borghild. The name was at its top in 1905.

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