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What does Tilde mean?

Tilde Pronunciation of Tilde as a name for girls has its root in Old German, and the meaning of the name Tilde is "mighty in battle". Tilde is a variant form of Matilda (Old German).


ASSOCIATED WITH mighty (strong), battle


VARIANTS Tildy, Tildie, Tilda

OTHER FORMS VIA MATILDA Matilde, Maude, Tilli, Tillie, Tilly

(female) Talde, ..

(male) Tilto, ..

Tilde Tala (T.T.), ..

How popular is Tilde?

Tilde is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Tilde is an equally unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Tilde reached its top rank of #26 in Sweden in the year 2003, and is currently at #85. (TOP 100 NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Matilda (#489 FROM RECENT DATA), Matilde, Maude, Tilda, Tillie and Tilly (#1657) are the prominent related forms of Tilde. Other forms, like Tildie, are uncommon. These forms of Tilde reached the top of their popularity 138 years ago (MEDIAN #854) and are now significantly less conventional (#1735, 96.2% LESS USAGE), with forms such as Tillie becoming less in vogue.

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

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

Similar Names

Tilde is pronounced similarly to Thilda. Other recommended sound-alike names are Aide, Golde, Hilde, Hinde, Holde (see Holda), Talie, Teille, Thilde, Tiane, Tiare, Tilley, Tine, Tinie, Trude, Tylee and Zelde. These names tend to be more commonly used than Tilde.

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