Matilda
Origin/Usage
Germanic
Pronunciation
mə-TIL-də
Meaning
Powerful and mighty in battle
Like the Name Matilda?
BOYS
GIRLS
+ Matilda
+ Add to My Favorites

More info about the name "Matilda"

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.

Popularity of the Name Matilda
Also Spelled Like...

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

Famous Matildas

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

+ Add a Name · View More
Do you like the name Matilda?
Discussion on the name Matilda
The BellyBallot Story

We built BellyBallot to make naming your baby more fun. In under 2 minutes, parents can involve friends and family via Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ to vote on their favorite names. Parents can now include loved ones from all over the globe on the joyous occasion of celebrating a new child's life.