Meaning and name origin
Tillie \t(il)-lie\ as a girl's name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Tillie is "mighty in battle". Tillie 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". Also a variant of Tilda: short form of Matilda (Old German) "mighty in battle".
Tillie is a very popular first name for females (#1079 out of 4276, Top 25%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#36656 out of 88799, Top 41%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Tillie for girls. Tillie reached its highest rank of #167 in the U.S. in 1880-1889. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Tillie and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Matilda (#583), Tilly, Tilda and Tillie. (2014 statistics).
Tillie▼ is also pronounced similarly to Talie, Tallee, Tallia, Tallie and Tullia. Other suggested similar baby names are Aillie, Billie▼, Gillie, Jillie, Lillie▼, Millie▲, Teille, Thalie, Tildie and Willie▼. These names tend to be less commonly used than Tillie.