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Gender: Female Meaning of Walburga: "strong protection" Origin of Walburga: German

The name Walburga is a girl's name of German origin meaning "strong protection". Walburga and is often added to lists like Baby Names Sure to Shock Grandma and discussed in our forums with posts like "Themed Families..".

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Not even if you were certain your daughter would be gorgeous, popular, and very, very self-confident.

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Famous People Named Walburga

Saint Walburga, English missionary to the Frankish Empire
Walburga "Wally" Neuzil, model of the painter Egon Schiele
Walburga Ehrengarde Helena, Lady Paget, friend of Britain's Queen Victoria
Walburga Habsburg Douglas, Countess Douglas, German-Swedish politician
Walburga "Dolly" Oesterreich, American housewife famous for her affair with Otto Sanhuber; subject of film "The Bliss of Mrs. Blossom"
Walburga Fricke, German politician
Walburga, Baroness of Hirschberg, Princess Albrecht of Schaumberg-Lippe
Walburga or Walpurgis, Princess of Saarwerden, daughter of Prince Frederick IV of Moers; wife of James of Lichtenberg
Walburga Stemmer, mistress of German General Erwin Rommel and mother of his child
Maria Theresa Walburga Amalia Christina, Queen of Germany; Holy Roman Empress
Maria Anna Walburga Ignatia "Nannerl" Mozart, sister of composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ildikó Mária Walburga, Archduchess of Austria; daughter of Duchess Eilika of Oldenburg and Archduke Georg of Austria

Pop Culture References for the name Walburga

Walburga Black, harpy character in the "Harry Potter" series
"Valperga," 1823 historical novel by Mary Shelley

Wallburga, Walberga, Walpurgis


Myn Says:


NN. Wally could be cute

Mhill46 Says:


One word: Wahlburgers

Daiseymae Says:


This is just ugly! My great-great-great-grandmother named this.

snowsbeloved Says:


Oh, man...this one is a doozy. Yikes! Makes Hortensia and Wilma seem sexy...

BeccaBaker Says:


This reminds me of Marky Mark Wahlberg.

cabosanmucus Says:


Sometimes all you have to do is laugh. And count your blessings.

Anonymous Says:


Reminds me of Walburga Black...

WiseBird39 Says:


Please don't do this to an actual child. Please. The universe begs you.

Yessica Says:


I want me a Walburga

Zelliew Says:


They'd be two chunky burger eating pals

JessicaRK467 Says:


Walburga should have a twin named Brunhilda...don't know why...