MAUD
GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English, Dutch
PRONOUNCED: MAWD (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
Usual medieval form of MATILDA. Though it became rare after the 14th century, it was revived and once more grew popular in the 19th century, perhaps due to Alfred Lord Tennyson's poem 'Maud' (1855).
Related Names
VARIANTS: Mathilda, Matilda, Maude (English)
DIMINUTIVES: Maudie, Mattie, Tilda, Tillie, Tilly (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Mahthildis, Mathilda (Ancient Germanic), Matylda (Czech), Mathilde (Danish), Matilda, Tilda (Finnish), Mahaut, Mathilde (French), Mathilde, Mechthild, Mechtilde (German), Matild (Hungarian), Mafalda, Matilde (Italian), Til (Limburgish), Mathilde (Norwegian), Matylda (Polish), Mafalda, Matilde (Portuguese), Matilda (Slovak), Matilde (Spanish), Mathilda, Matilda, Tilda (Swedish), Mallt (Welsh)
Popularity
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Netherlands  ranked #23