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What does Mafalda mean?

Mafalda Pronunciation of Mafalda [mafal-da] as a girls' name is of Spanish and Old German origin, and the meaning of Mafalda is "mighty in battle". Variant of Matilda. Also a royal name in Italy.

Associated with: mighty (strong), battle, royal (queen).


Mafalda has 1 variant: Maffalda.

4 more different relations via Matilda: Maltilda, Matelda, Mathilda and Matilde.

Creative forms:
(female) Mafalka, Mafalma, ..

(male) Mafalal, Mafale, ..

Middle name pairings:
Mafalda Annette (M.A.), ..

How popular is Mafalda?

Mafalda is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#3552 out of 4276, Top 83%) but an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Mafalda entered the list in 1910-1919 and reached its top rank of #900 in the U.S. in the 1920s, but is not listed currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mafalda name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Mafalda outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Mafalda listed in the Top 2000 are Mathilda, Matilda (#535 from recent data) and Matilde. Other variants, like Matelda, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Mafalda was well-received during 1880-1889 (usage of 0.2%) and has become significantly lower since, with versions such as Mathilda becoming less fashionable.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mafalda, Mathilda, Matilda, Matilde in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Matilda outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Canada, Casilda, Donalda, Geralda, Haralda, Harolda, Himalda (see Imelda), Imalda, Lawanda, Maaja, Maarva, Macaela, Macaria, Mada, Madalyn, Madella, Magaley, Magalie, Magnilda, Mahala, Mahalah, Mahalee, Mahali, Mahalia, Mahaliah, Mahalla, Mahalya, Mahelia, Maida, Majida, Makara, Makaria, Makayla, Makyla, Mala, Malana, Malia, Malka, Malva, Maralin, Maralina, Maralyn, Maranda, Maraya, Marelda, Marella, Marianda, Marilda, Marilla, Marinda, Markeda, Marla, Marrelda (see Marelda), Marsala, Marsalla, Marylea, Masada, Matana, Mayana, Mayda, Mehalia, Meralda, Mihalia, Milada, Miranda, Mlada, Mykala, Myranda, Romalda, Ronalda, Sarilda, Senalda, Vallda, Walda and Wallda. These names tend to be less frequently used than Mafalda.

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