Hildegarde as a girl's name is of Old German origin meaning "battle stronghold". In Scandinavian mythology, Hildegard was a Valkyrie sent by Odin to escort battle heroes to Valhalla. Saint Hildegarde of Bingen was a learned 12th-century abbess.
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