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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 user-created lists like Vintage French Girl's Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Drop 3 Add 2 Girls Names".

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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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Famous People Named Mathilde

Mathilde Marie Christiane Ghislaine d'Udekem d'Acoz, Queen consort of Philippe of the Belgians
Mathilde "Tig" O'Callaghan Notaro, American comedienne
Mathilde Johansson, Swedish-French pro tennis player
Mathilde Kschessinska, Polish-Russian ballerina, mistress of Tsar Nicholas II
Mathilde Marchesi, German mezzo-soprano
Mathilde Brundage, American silent film actress
Mathilde Laetitia Wilhelmine Bonaparte, Princess of France, niece of Napoleon I
Mathilde Marie Theresia Henriette Christine Luitpolda, Princess of Bavaria, Princess Ludwig of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, German poet
Caroline Friederike Mathilde, Princess of Waldeck and Pyrmont, Duchess of Württemberg
Mathilde Marie Auguste Viktorie Leopoldine Karoline Luise Franziska Josepha, Princess of Saxony
Mathilde Sophie, Princess of Oettingen-Oettingen and Oettingen-Spielberg, Princess consort of Thurn and Taxis
Mathilde Karoline Friederike Wilhelmine Charlotte von Bayern, Princess of Bavaria, Grand Duchess of Hesse
Mathilde Ludovika, Duchess in Bavaria, Countess of Trani
Mathilde Maria Josepha Anna Xaveria, Princess of Saxony
Clara Mathilde McGregor, daughter of Scottish actor Ewan McGregor
Helga Mathilde Meyer, opera singer and mother of American actress Sandra Bullock

Pop Culture References for the name Mathilde

Mathilde Donnay, main character in French film "A Very Long Engagement"
Mathilde is the Pseudonym of Emeline in video game Final Fantasy 11