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Gender: F Meaning of Hildegarde: "comrade in arms" Origin of Hildegarde: German

Unfortunate name that evokes a caricature of heavy, plodding, Teutonic stodginess.

Famous People Named Hildegarde

Saint Hildegarde of Bingen, medieval German mystic
(June) Hildegarde Flanner, American poet and activist
Hildegarde Naughton, Irish Senator
Hildegarde Dolson Lockridge, American novelist
Hildegarde Howard, American paleornithologist
Hildegarde of Burgundy, Duchess of Gascony and Aquitaine as wife of William VIII, Duke of Aquitaine

Pop Culture References for the name Hildegarde

Hildegarde, character in "The South Wind of Love" by Compton Mackenzie
Hildegarde, female alter ego on TV's "Bosom Buddies"
Princess Hildegarde, character on animated series "Sofia the First"
Hildegarde "Hildy" Johnson, character in film "His Girl Friday"
Mother Hildegarde, born Hildegarde de Gascogne, from Diana Gabaldon's "Outlander" series

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