Meaning and name origin
Clotilda \c-lotil-da, cl(o)-ti-lda\ as a girl's name is pronounced klo-TIL-da. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Clotilda is "famous battle". From the Old French form of the Germanic name Hlothilda. Saint Clothilde was the wife of Frankish King Clovis I in the sixth century, and supposedly went into battle by his side. One of Paris's most fashionable churches is named for her.
For more information, see also the related girl name Klotid.
Clotilda is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Clotilda and its variant forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Clotilde. (2014 statistics).
Clotilda is also pronounced similarly to Klotilda. Like Clotilda, this name is not commonly used.