Alfhild - Meaning of Alfhild

What does Alfhild mean?

[ 2 syll. al-(f)hil(d), alf-hi-ld ] The baby girl name Alfhild is pronounced AELFHHihLD †. Alfhild's language of origin is Old Norse and it is predominantly used in the Scandinavian language. It is a two-element name derived from alfr meaning 'elf, supernatural being' ; hildr 'battle'. An older form of Alfhild is Alfhildr (Old Norse). In Norse mythology, Alfhild was a lady who initially avoided marrying King Alf by disguising herself as a man; eventually, she became his wife after the king found her and defeated her in combat. Her legend could have been drawn from that of a 9th-century Viking pirate.

Forms of the name include the Scandinavian Alvhilde, the Scandinavian Alvilda, the Scandinavian Alvilde, the English Alwilda, and the Scandinavian Vilde.

Another variant of Alfhild is the Scandinavian short form Alva.

See also the related categories, wife (sister), supernatural, battle, and scandinavian.

Alfhild is a rarely used baby name for girls. It is not ranked within the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Alfhild include Alvhilde (Scandinavian), Alvilde (Scandinavian), and Alwilda (English).

† English pronunciation for Alfhild: AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; F as in "fee (F.IY)" ; HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)"



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