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This name derives from the Old Norse name “Hildr” (Proto-Norse: *heldiō-), which in turn derives from the Ancient Germanic root “*hildiz”, meaning “battle, fight”. In Scandinavian language, Dutch and German it is also the Short form of any names beginning with "Hill-". Other scholars describe this name as a Germanic short form of Hildegarde or similar names. Hilja in the Finnish language means “quiet, calm”.
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