Name: Mathilda

Origin and Meaning of the Name Mathilda

  • Meaning:
    Powerful battler
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (mah TEEL dah)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Mathilda)
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Miscellaneous Info for Mathilda

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  • Used in:
    English and German speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    From the High Old German maht (might, power) and hild (battle); hence the meaning, "powerful in battle".

    Mathilda of Ringelheim was the wife of Henry I the Fowler, King of the East Franks.

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