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pinWhat does Tillie mean?

Tillie /til-lie/ [2 sylls.] 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).


Tillie has 3 variants: Tilley, Tilli and Tilly.

Tillie has 21 more relations via Matilda, Tilda: Mafalda, Maffalda, Maitilde, Maltilda, Maltilde, Mat, Matelda, Mathilda, Mathilde, Matilde, Matti, Mattie, Matty, Maud, Maude, Maudie, Thilda, Thilde, Tilde, Tildie and Tildy.

Kreatif forms: Tilie, Tilla. [more]

pinHow 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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Tillie name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Tillie outside U.S.

Below is a charted analysis of the usage of Tillie and corresponding names. Mafalda, Mathilda, Mathilde, Matilda (#583 the previous year), Matilde, Mattie (#958), Maud, Maude, Maudie, Tilda, Tilde and Tilly are the popular varying forms of Tillie appearing in the Top 1000. Adoption of these girl names was at its most widespread during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.5485%) and has become significantly lower since (usage 0.0353%, 93.6% less), with forms such as Mattie, Maude, Maudie, Tilda and Tillie becoming somewhat dated. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Tillie, Mafalda, Mathilda, Mathilde, Matilda in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Matilde, Mattie, Maud, Maude, Maudie, Tilda in U.S.

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

pinSimilar Names

Tillie is alike in pronunciation to Talie, Tallee, Tallia, Tallie and Tullia. Other suggested similar baby names are Aillie, Billie, Gillie, Jillie, Lillie, Millie, Teille, Thalie and Willie. These names tend to be less frequently used than Tillie.