[ syll. (t)hu-snel-da, th-usne-lda ] The baby girl name Thusnelda is pronounced -DHAHSNEHLDAH †. Thusnelda's origin is Germanic, and its use, German. It is a two-element name derived from thurs meaning 'giant' ; hild 'battle, fight'. Tussinhilda (Germanic) is an older form of the name. The name is of uncertain origin; it was borne by Thusnelda (10BC-17AD), the wife of the Cheruscan chief Arminius.
Tusnelda (German spelling variant) is a form of the name.
Thusnelda is not popular as a baby name for girls. It is not listed within the top 1000 names.
† approx English pronunciation for Thusnelda: DH as in "they (DH.EY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)"