GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: mə-TIL-də (English, Swedish)  [details]

Meaning & History

Variant of MATILDA.


Animal Crossing characters, currently out of the US top 1000, Fire Emblem characters, Nintendo characters, song titles
VARIANTS: Matilda, Maud, Maude (English), Matilda (Swedish), Mahthildis (Ancient Germanic)
DIMINUTIVES: Mattie, Tilda, Tillie, Tilly (English), Tilda, Tilde (Swedish)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Matylda (Czech), Mathilde, Tilde (Danish), Machteld, Mathilde, Mechteld, Maud, Til (Dutch), Matilda, Tilda (Finnish), Mahaut, Mathilde, Maud (French), Mathilde, Mechthild, Mechtilde (German), Matild (Hungarian), Mafalda, Matilde (Italian), Til (Limburgish), Mathilde (Norwegian), Matylda (Polish), Mafalda, Matilde (Portuguese), Matilde (Spanish), Mallt (Welsh)

Sources & References

  • Ernst Förstemann, Altdeutsches namenbuch (1900), page 1084
Entry updated October 11, 2012