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What does Matelda mean?

Matelda Pronunciation of Matelda [matel-da] as a girls' name is of Old German derivation, and Matelda means "mighty in battle". Matelda is a variant form of Matilda (Old German).

Associated with: mighty (strong), battle.


Matelda has 1 variant: Mathilda.

7 more different relations via Matilda: Mafalda, Maffalda, Maitilde, Maltilda, Maltilde, Mathilde and Matilde.

Creative forms:
(female) Matelma, Matelna, ..

(male) Matelen, Matelmi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Matelda Amya (M.A.), ..

How popular is Matelda?

Matelda is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Matelda is an equally uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Matelda (not ranked) are Matilda (#535 the previous year), Matilde, Mathilde, Mathilda and Mafalda. Other forms, like Maitilde, are uncommon. These forms of Matelda reached the apex of their popularity a century ago (adoption of 0.2%) and have become significantly less common since, with forms like Matilda becoming somewhat dated. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Amelda, Bathilda, Batilda, Emelda, Giselda, Hameida, Haralda, Jaeda, Laveda, Mabel, Mabelle, Macaela, Madeira, Madel, Madelena, Madella, Madelle, Madelon, Madera, Magda, Magnilda, Mahalla, Mahelia, Majesta, Majida, Makena, Makyla, Malea, Maleia, Malena, Malinda, Malynda, Manda, Mareena, Mareisa, Marelda, Marell, Marella, Marelyn, Marilda, Marilla, Marinda, Markeda, Marla, Marrelda (see Marelda), Marteena, Martella, Martelle, Marvella, Marylea, Matana, Mathea, Matresha, Matryna, Mattea, Matthia, Mattia, Maxena, Mayda, Mela, Mella, Meralda, Morella, Mosella, Nelda, Orelda, Valda, Valeda, Vallda, Velda, Walda, Welda, Ymelda, Zayeeda and Zelda. These names tend to be more frequently used than Matelda.

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