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Gender: Female Pronunciation: ma-TEEL Origin of Mathilde: French variation of Matilda

The name Mathilde is a girl's name of French origin. Mathilde and is often added to lists like Space Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".

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Mathilde is even more popular in France than Matilda, a hipster favorite thanks to Michelle Williams and Heath Ledger, is here. And the French pronunciation, while confusing to English speakers, makes it softer and prettier than the version we're more familiar with.

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QuxxnAphrosephone Says:

2016-06-04T04:25:01

We actually do pronounce the 'd' it's just very faint

indiefendi2 Says:

2015-06-14T00:50:58

The French sure know how to make a name sound gorgeous. 💝

Bobcat108 Says:

2015-06-05T04:02:19

My grandmother's name for most of her life has been Mathilde; it was bestowed upon her at age 6 or so when she went to school & the nuns told her that her given name was a heathen name & my great-grandparents were too intimidated to object. The nuns pronounced Mathilde as Ma-TILD, which is what Nana was until she renamed herself Tina (which completely unexpectedly popped out of Nana's mouth when she attended her first singles meeting after my Pop-Pop passed away & was asked what her name was).

SimoneKadele Says:

2015-02-05T00:20:38

I've really been loving this lately. A good choice if you're wary of the -a ending...