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What does Thilda mean?

Thilda Pronunciation of Thilda [thil-da] as a girls' name has its root in Old German, and the name Thilda means "mighty in battle". Thilda is a variant form of Tilda (Old German): short version of Matilda.

Associated with: mighty (strong), battle.


Thilda has 2 variants: Tildie and Tildy.

2 more different relations via Tilda: Thilde and Tilly.

Creative forms:
(female) Thilsa, Thilta, ..

(male) Thildi, Thilta, ..

Middle name pairings:
Thilda Shaylee (T.S.), ..

How popular is Thilda?

Thilda is an uncommon given name for females. Thilda is an equally rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Thilda (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Tilly and Tilda. These forms of Thilda were at the apex of their popularity during the years 1880-1889 (average #1248), but now, the form Tilda has gone out of style. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tilda in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Tilda, Tilly outside U.S.

Similar Names

Thilda is alike in pronunciation to Tilde. Other suggested similar names are Awilda, Chulda, Gilda, Hilda, Nilda, Phila, Philia, Shila, Shilea, Shilla, Tehila, Tehilla, Thada, Thadda, Thalia, Thalya, Theda, Theida, Thelma, Thia, Thida, Thirsa, Thirza, Tsila, Twila, Twilla, Tzila and Wilda. These names tend to be more commonly used than Thilda.

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