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Gender: Female Meaning of Clothilde: "famous in battle" Origin of Clothilde: French from German

The name Clothilde is a girl's name meaning "famous in battle". Clothilde and is often added to lists like Names with Military Meanings and discussed in our forums with posts like "Quick Question Thread?!".

From the experts:

Pronounced klo-TEELD, this name is well used in France, but rarely heard here; it has a chic and sophisticated air.

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Famous People Named Clothilde

Saint Clothilde (or Clotilde), wife of the Frankish king Clovis I

Pop Culture References for the name Clothilde

Clothilde de Grapions, character in The Grandissimes: A Story of Creole Life (1880) by George Washington Cable; lives in seclusion with her mother (Aurora, a beautiful widow)
Clothilde Phillips, character in Doctor Phillips (1887) by Frank Danby (real name Julia Frankau); the title character's fat Jewish wife, murdered by him with opium
Clothilde, maid character in Wes Anderson's "The Grand Budapest Hotel".


teacupsandtiaras Says:


I know someone with this name and she wears it pretty well. Goes by Clo most of the time!

lizway Says:


Oh my god. Never. I pity any child with this name.

septemberjulyy7 Says:


I agree

septemberjulyy7 Says:


I can imagine the insults you'd get...

ChantilleElla Says:


I just think of blood clots.

yvonne_virginia Says:


I know how it's actually pronounced, but I still like 'cloth-illd' better.