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Meaning of the name KunigundeMeaning of the name Kunigunde

[ syll. ku-ni-gun-de, kun-igu-nde ] The baby girl name Kunigunde is pronounced as KUWNIHGAHND- †. Kunigunde is primarily used in German and it is of Germanic origin. It is derived from the words 'kuoni' which means brave ; 'kunni' tribe, clan ; 'gund' fight. The first element of the name could be from the Germanic 'kuoni' or 'kunni' (meaning tribe, clan). The name was borne by Saint Cunigunde of Luxembourg (975-1040), the wife of the Holy Roman Emperor Henry II. It is also known from Cunégonde, a character in the Voltaire novel Candide (1759). The name was very popular in the medieval period.

Kunigunde has 16 forms that are used in English and other languages. English forms of Kunigunde include Cunegund, Cunegundes, Kundegunda, Kundegunde, Kundegundy, Kunegunde, Kunegundy, and Kunigundy.

Forms used in other languages include Cunegonde (Dutch), Cunégonde (French), Kunegunda (Polish), Kunigonde (Dutch), and Kunigunda (German and Slavic). The familiar forms Kinga (German, Hungarian, and Polish), Kinge (German), and Kuniza (German) are other foreign variants.

See also the related form, the German Gunda.

Kunigunde is not popular as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Kunigunde include Kunigonde, Kunegunda, Kunigunda, Kunigundy, and Cunégonde.

† approx English pronunciation for Kunigunde: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; UW as in "two (T.UW)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; G as in "grin (G.R.IH.N)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)"

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