klow-TEEL-day (Spanish, Portuguese); klow-TEELD (French); KLOW-teeld (Italian)
Spanish, French, Italian, and Portuguese
"famous in battle"

Clotilde Origin and Meaning

The name Clotilde is a girl's name meaning "famous in battle".

A romantic rarity, derived from the Old German name Chlotichilda, meaning "famous in battle." Saint Clotilde was a Frankish queen, wife of Clovis I, who played a role in the spread of Christianity.

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Famous People Named Clotilde

  • (Marie Adélaïde) Clotilde XavièrePrincess of France, younger sister of King Louis XVI; wife of Charles Emmanuel IV of Sardinia (as Queen Clotilda)
  • (Marie Adelheid Amalie) ClotildePrincess of Saxe,Coburg and Gotha, Archduchess of Austria
  • (Ludovica Teresa) Maria ClotildePrincess of Savoy, Princess Napoléon
  • Clotilde CourauFrench actress
  • Clotilde DusoulierFrench writer
  • Clotilde de Vaux19th,century French writer who inspired the philosopher Auguste Comte's 'Religion of Humanity'

Clotilde in Pop Culture

  • See Clothilde.
  • SainteClotilde, basilica church in Paris
  • Clotildecharacter in G. A. Henty's The Young Carthaginian

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