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Gender: Female Meaning of Gunhilda: "battle maid" Origin of Gunhilda: Norse

The name Gunhilda is a girl's name of Norse origin meaning "battle maid". Gunhilda and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Warrior and discussed in our forums with posts like "Middle name for a First name!".

From the experts:

At the very least, shorten it to Hilda.

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Famous People Named Gunhilda

Pop Culture References for the name Gunhilda

Queen Gunhilda, from the movie "Tideland"
Gunhilda Keen, wife of Goodwin Keen, in J. K. Rowling's "Quidditch Through The Ages"(Part of the Harry Potter franchise)

Gunnel, Gunnhilda, Gunilla, Gunhilde, Gunna, Gunilda


Theodora_Phoenix Says:


Wow, I actually like this name. Shame on me.

AoifeORegan Says:


Umm... Wow... GUNhilda? Really?

Kisa Says:


Super clunky name in my opinion. I do like the name Hilda, though