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xMatilda
Origin/Usage
Germanic
Pronunciation
mə-TIL-də
Meaning
Powerful and mighty in battle
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Matilda is a derivation of a Germanic name Mathildis, which means "power, might in battle". Nowadays, the name is very popular in Scandinavian countries. In the United States, it was most popular at the end of 19th century. It was popularized by Roald Dahl in his novel called Matilda.

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Mafalda, Mathilda, Mathilde, Maud, Tilda, Mattie, Matylda

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Famous Matildas

Matilda Behtham-Edwards - published author
Matilda Browne - artist
Matilda Heming - artist
Mathilda "Tilda" Swinton - actress

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