Name: Mafalda

Origin and Meaning of the Name Mafalda

  • Meaning:
    Powerful battler
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  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (mah FAHL dah)
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Miscellaneous Info for Mafalda

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  • Used in:
    Italian, Portuguese and Spanish speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Mafalda is an Italian, Portuguese and Spanish variant of Matilda, from the Germanic "maht" (strength) and "hild" (battle). Mafalda is also the name of a comic and a series of animated cartoons and a movie, written and drawn by the Argentine cartoonist Quino.
    A famous bearer of the name is Mafalda of Portugal, born c. 1190. She was a Portuguese infanta, later Queen consort of Castile for a brief period.

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