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What does Mathilde mean?

Mathilde Pronunciation of Mathilde as a girls' name is an Old German name, and the name Mathilde means "mighty in battle". Mathilde is an alternate spelling of Matilda (Old German).


ASSOCIATED WITH mighty (strong), battle


VARIANTS Matilde, Maitilde

OTHER FORMS VIA MATILDA Maltilda, Maltilde, Matelda, Mathilda, Mattie



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How popular is Mathilde?

Mathilde is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2898 out of 4276, Top 68%) but a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Mathilde reached its top position of #488 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not ranked currently. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mathilde name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

Matilda (#489 IN 2018), Mattie (#1057), Mathilda and Matilde are the popular alternative forms of Mathilde appearing in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Maltilde, are seldom used. These forms of Mathilde reached the apex of their popularity during the years 1880-1889 (AVERAGE #398) and have become significantly less popular since (#1509, 95%), with forms like Mathilda falling out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mathilde, Mathilda, Matilda, Matilde, Mattie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Bathild, Bathilda, Bathilde, Batilda, Batilde (see Bathilda), Berthilde, Cathelle (see Catherine), Cathie, Clothilde, Ethille (see Ethel), Gunhilde (see Gunhilda), Kathie, Kathileen, Klothilde, Machelle, Magnhilde, Magnilda, Mahalee, Malinde, Marcile, Marcilee, Marcille, Marilda, Marilee, Marrilee, Marthine, Mashelle, Mathia, Nathalee, Nathalie, Natilee, Natilie, Nattilie (see Natalie), Otthild, Otthilda (see Otthild), Ragnhilde, Serhilde, Swanhilde and Thilde. These names tend to be less frequently used than Mathilde.

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