What does Tillie mean?
Tillie /til-lie/ as a girls' name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Tillie is "mighty in battle". Tillie is an alternate form of Matilda (Old German). Tillie is also a form of Tilda (Old German).
How popular is Tillie?
Tillie is a very prominent first name for females (#1079 out of 4276, Top 25%) and also a very prominent last name for all people (#44574 out of 150436, Top 30%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Tillie for girls. Tillie entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its highest position of #167 in the U.S. then, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a charted analysis of the usage of Tillie and corresponding names. Matilda (#583 the previous year), Tilda, Tilde and Tilly are the popular varying forms of Tillie appearing in the Top 1000. Usage of these relations of Tillie was more pronounced during the years 1880-1889 (median #555) and is somewhat less today (#916, 81.3% less). (2014 Birth Statistics)
Tillie▼ is alike in pronunciation to Tahlia, Tali, Talia▲, Talie, Tallee, Talley, Tallia, Tallie, Tally, Tallya, Toolia, Toulia, Tulia, Tulla, Tullia, Tully, Twilla and Tylee. Other suggested similar baby names are Aillin, Allie▲, Baillie, Billee, Callie▲, Collie, Fillis, Hillie, Jilli, Jillie, Kallie▲, Kellie▼, Lilie, Lillia, Lillie▼, Millie▲, Milzie, Nellie▼, Silvie, Thalie, Tinie, Tippie, Trilbie, Vallie▼ and Willie▼. These names tend to be less frequently used than Tillie.