Estonian, diminutive of Matilda

Tilda Origin and Meaning

The name Tilda is a girl's name of Spanish, Estonian origin.

Actress Tilda Swinton injected this dated nickname name with some modern charm.

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Famous People Named Tilda

  • Katherine Mathilda "Tilda" SwintonEnglish actress
  • Tilda Thamar (born Matilde Sofía Margarita Abrecht)Argentine actress

Tilda in Pop Culture

  • Tildaflower girl in 'No. 5 John Street' (1902) by Richard Whiteing
  • Tilda Pricecharacter who marries John Browdie in 'Nicholas Nickleby' (1839) by Charles Dickens
  • Tildadaughter of Bard in movie 'The Hobbit: Desolation Of Smaug'