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Gender: Female Meaning of Mathilda: "battle-mighty" Origin of Mathilda: Variation of Matilda

The name Mathilda is a girl's name meaning "battle-mighty". Mathilda and is often added to lists like Girl Names Uncommon in the US and discussed in our forums with posts like "Pick 5 (GIRLS)".

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The addition of the h makes it more Old World, which is not the direction you want to push Matilda in.

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Famous People Named Mathilda

Mathilda May (born Karima Mathilda Haïm), French actress
Mathilda Charlotta Berwald, Finnish-Swedish opera singer
Mathilda Fredrika Gelhaar, Swedish opera singer
Mathilda Guez, Israeli politician
Mathilda Valeria Beatrix d'Orozco, Swedish noble, salonist, composer and poet
Mathilda Malling, Swedish novelist
Mathilda Ereni Gianopoulos, daughter of actress Molly Ringwald and writer Panio Gianopoulos

Pop Culture References for the name Mathilda

"Mathilda," novella by Mary Shelley
Mathilda, Alice's sister in Disney's "Alice in Wonderland"
Mathilda McCann, character in movie "A Simple Twist of Fate"
Mathilda Lando, character in the movie Léon: The Professiona
Mathilda, character portrayed by Natalie Portman in the film "Leon: The Professional"