Diminutive of Martha or Matilda

Mattie Origin and Meaning

The name Mattie is a girl's name .

Mattie, which might be a short form of Martha, Matilda, or even Madeline, ranked among the Top 100 names for girls in the 1880s and in fact, has held a place among the Top 1000 for most of U.S. naming history. It fell off the popularity charts in 2014 and makes a cute, tomboyish, if somewhat slight name option.

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Mattie Rank in US Top 1000

Mattie Popularity

Famous People Named Mattie

  • Matheson "Mattie" SpillaneKing Philip Middle School student
  • Mattie Moss ClarkAmerican gospel singer and mother of the Clark Sisters
  • Mattie Blaylockcompanion of American lawman Wyatt Earp

Mattie in Pop Culture

  • MattieFae Aiken, character in "August: Osage County"
  • Mattie Storincharacter on TV's "House of Cards"
  • Mattie Franklin aka SpiderWoman, Marvel Comics character
  • Mattie Silvercharacter in "Ethan Frome" by Edith Wharton
  • Matilda "Mattie" Cookcharacter in "Fever 1793" by Laurie Halse Anderson
  • Mattie Rosscharacter in "True Grit"
  • Mathilda "Mattie" Gokeythe protagonist in "A Northern Light" by Jennifer Donnelly
  • Mattiecharacter in Barbara Kingsolver's "The Bean Trees"