Matilda

Matilda meaning and origin

Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Old High German and Germanic
Usage: English, Gujarati, Kannada, Italian, Portuguese, Scandinavian, Faroese, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Meaning: Battle Maiden, Strong in War, Might, Strength, Fight, Composition Of: 'Power' and 'Struggle'
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Chiefly used in Scandinavian, Kannada, Portuguese, Finnish, Swedish, Danish, English, Gujarati, Norwegian, Faroese and Italian long standing and illustrous, Matilda is originated from Germanic and Old High German, meaning of Matilda is "Battle-mighty, Strong in War, Might, Strength, Fight, Composition Of: 'Power' or 'Struggle'" is a unisex name.

Variants of Matilda

Macia, Mary, Miriam, Matelda, Metta, Mette, Maciah, Maaria, Marielle, Mai, Mara, Marea, Adamary, Marigrace, Maria, Mariam, Mariamne, Mirjam, Minnie, Mirjana, Almeta, Mechthilde, Merete

Names that rhyme with Matilda

Popularity of Matilda

Matilda is a popular in United States where over 32162 new-borns have been given the name since 1880. Recently the moniker is on a rise, in 1880, 690 girls were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 100th position. Moreover, the name has been to the top 100 baby names 1 times Also, Matilda was a popular name in England and Wales. Over 21769 babies have been named Matilda since 1996. When at its peak in 2016, the moniker grabbed the 25th spot and 1915 baby girls were given the name. However after 23 years, the name is currently sliding down on the charts but still performing better than most of the names. Additionally, the name has been in the top 50 baby names 10 times Also, Matilda is a popular name in Sweden given to over 6277 babies in 10 years. Recently the moniker is on a rise, in 1998, it ranked 7th when 847 parents chose the moniker for their baby girls. Moreover, the name has been to the top 10 baby names 5 times

Matilda is common in New South Wales where over 4037 new-borns have been given the name since 2004. When at the peak of its usage in 2008, 375 girls were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 15th position. Also, A common name in Queensland having over 2543 recievers in 15 years of usage. Presently the name is rising, in 2019, 219 girls were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 10th position. Also, Matilda is a common name in Victoria given to over 2683 babies in 11 years. Currently the name is rising, in 2018, the moniker grabbed the 10th spot and 294 baby girls were given the name. Additionally, the given name has been in the top 10 baby names 1 times

Matilda is a familiar baby name in Ireland, it has been in use since 1965 and was able to reach the top 100 names. Recently in 2016, 58 babies were given Matilda and it reached its peak ranking, 97 on girl names chart. There are over 572 babies that have been given the name Matilda in Ireland. Also, in France, it has been in use since 1969 and was able to reach the top 800 names. Recently in 2017, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 779 on girl names chart when 66 babies were named Matilda. There are over 885 babies that have been given the name Matilda in France. Also, in Switzerland, it has been in use since 1998 and was able to reach the top 200 names. Recently in 2017, 64 babies were given Matilda and it reached its peak ranking, 119 on girl names chart. Over 669 people have been named Matilda in Switzerland. Also, in Western Australia, in just 1 years, it has made it to the top 100 names. Recently in 2019, 94 babies were given Matilda and it reached its peak ranking, 18 on girl names chart.

Matilda is an uncommon baby name in Belgium, in use since 1996, peaked in 2018 when it ranked 498th. There are over 166 babies that have been given the name Matilda in Belgium. Also, it is uncommon in Northern Territory, where it has been in use since 2004 and peaked in 2009 when it ranked 2nd. Over 161 people have been named Matilda in Northern Territory. Matilda is a rare baby name in Western Australia still in use today. But Matilda is a popular baby name in Ghana where every 1 in 600 have the name as well as in, Sierra Leone, Zambia, Nigeria, Tanzania, Malawi, Zimbabwe and South Africa. According to our research, at least 190000 people have been bestowed Matilda around the globe.

YearBoysGirls
RankBirthsRankBirths
2018489635
2017521597
2016497623
2015533581
2014582521
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Matilda in Nordic countries

CountriesMenWomen
First NameSecondary NameFirst NameSecondary Name
Netherlands0671109
Finland00043558

Here's what numbers has to say about Matilda

You only need the right ones to be content in life. And you are right. Sometimes, your intuition is the reason why you made so mistakes in your life. People often mistake you for a fool but you always find an indirect way to prove them wrong. You don't care about connects much because you believe that you don't need many people in order to be happy and content with life. People come to you when they need an objective opinion about almost everything, except romance.

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Namesakes of Matilda

    Matilda of Ringelheim, was Duchess of Saxony from 912 and German queen
  • Matilda Evans, first African-American woman licensed to practice medicine
  • Matilda Betham-Edwards, English novelist, travel writer and Francophile
  • Matilda Howell, American female archer
  • Matilda Ernkrans, Swedish politician of the Social Democratic Party
  • Matilda Coxe Stevenson, American ethnologist, born in San Augustine, Texas
  • Matilda of Tuscany, powerful feudal Margravine of Tuscany
  • Matilda of Flanders, was Queen of England and Duchess of Normandy by marriage to William the Conqueror
  • Matilda Joslyn Gage, 19th-century women's suffragist, a Native American rights activist, an abolitionist
  • Matilda of Boulogne, was Queen of England as the wife of King Stephen
  • Matilda II, Countess of Boulogne, was Countess of Boulogne
  • Matilda of Scotland,
  • Matilda Ziegler, English television, stage and film actress best
  • Matilda of Anjou, also known as Mahaut was married
  • Matilda of Savoy, Queen of Portugal, was Queen of Portugal
  • Matilda Sissieretta Joyner Jones, American soprano
  • Matilda Jane Evans,
  • Matilda of Savoy, daughter of Amadeo
  • Matilda of Frisia, first queen
  • Matilda Smith, botanical artist whose work appeared
  • Matilda Reed in Episode #1.6 as Actress
  • Matilda Mead in Rhythm Is a Dancer as Actress
  • Matilda Ramsay in Matilda and the Ramsay Bunch as Actress
  • Matilda Terbio in The Island as Actress
  • Matilda Ridgway in The Guests as Actress
  • Matilda Gilbert in The Adventures of Teddy Ruxpin as Actress
  • Matilda Szydagis in The Nanny Diaries as Actress
  • Matilda Del Toro in Lost Jungle as Actress
  • Matilda Brown in Am I Okay as Actress
  • Matilda Ledger in 20 Cutest Celebrity Babies as
  • Matilda Makoçi played pivotal character of Mira in 1983 drama, romance film Apasionata.
  • In 2002, Matilda Callenbo portrayed the role of Emma in family film Smådeckarna.

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