Maud
Origin/Usage
Germanic
Pronunciation
MAWD
Meaning
Powerful and mighty in battle
More info about the name "Maud"

Maud is a medieval form of 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 Maud
Also Spelled Like...

Maude, Maudie

Famous Mauds

Maud Adams - actress
Maud Diver - writer
Maud Gonne - writer
Maud Lewis - artist
Maud Mulder - musician
Maud Reeves - writer
Maud Sulter - writer

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