Variation of the word wild or German
"to strive"

Wilda Origin and Meaning

The name Wilda is a girl's name of German origin meaning "to strive".

Wilda (or Wylda) has two widely divergent images. Pronounced vill-da, it feels like a cousin of Hilda: a sturdy and none-too-attractive prairie settler. But you can also think of her as wild-ah, as in the feminine of wild and wilder.

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Wilda in Pop Culture

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