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What does Tildy mean?

Tildy Pronunciation of Tildy [tildy] as a girls' name is an Old German name, and the name Tildy means "mighty in battle". Tildy is an alternate spelling of Matilda (Old German). Tildy is also a variant of Tilda (Old German).

Associated with: mighty (strong), battle.


Tildy has 3 variants: Thilda, Tilde and Tildie.

5 more different relations via Matilda, Tilda: Thilde, Tilley, Tilli, Tillie and Tilly.

Creative forms:
(female) Tilta, Tilte, ..

(male) Tildo, Tilta, ..

Middle name pairings:
Tildy Jayden (T.J.), ..

How popular is Tildy?

Tildy is a rare given name for females. Tildy is a rare surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Tildy (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000 are Matilda (#535 via latest list), Tilly, Tillie, Tilde and Tilda. These relations of Tildy were favored as baby names a century ago (adoption of 0.2%) and are now much less conventional, with versions like Matilda becoming somewhat outmoded. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Matilda, Tilda, Tillie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Biddy, Bindy, Birdy, Cindy, Goldy, Hildy, Lindy, Mindy, Sindy, Tally, Tandy, Tibby, Tiffy, Tiny, Trilby, Trudy, Tully and Windy. These names tend to be more commonly used than Tildy.

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