Meaning and name origin
Matilde \m(a)-til-de, mat(i)-lde\ as a girl's name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Matilde is "mighty in battle". Matilde is a variant of Matilda (Old German): william the Conqueror's Queen Matilda (11th century) brought the name to Britain, when it was pronounced "maud".
Matilde is a very popular first name for females (#1175 out of 4276, Top 27%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Matilde for girls. Matilde reached its highest rank of #598 in the U.S. in 1930-1939. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Matilde and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Matilda (#583), Matilde and Mathilde. (2014 statistics).