Name: Matilda

Origin and Meaning of the Name Matilda

  • Meaning:
    Powerful battler
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    Powerful battler
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (muh TIL duh)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Matilda)
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Miscellaneous Info for Matilda

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  • Used in:
    English, Italian, Portuguese and Swedish speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Latinized form of Mathilda.

    Matilda of Flanders was Queen consort of the Kingdom of England and the wife of William the Conqueror.

    "Matilda," by Roald Dahl, is a children's book about a girl with extraordinary mental powers.

    "Waltzing Matilda" is a famous Australian folk song.

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