Gender: Female Origin of Tilda: Estonian, diminutive of Matilda Meaning of Matilda: German, "battle-mighty"

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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Pop Culture References for the name Tilda

Thildie, Tillie, Tildy, Thilde, Tilly, Thilda, Tilde


Ruanne Says:


Same here!

Mhill46 Says:


I surprisingly like this way more than Matilda!

paulapuddephatt Says:


I love Tilda so much. I'm a fan of Tillie and Mattie for Matilda, but lately, am loving Tilda even more. It's precious to me.

Bobcat108 Says:


For those of us who are grammar geeks, Tilda would be a very subtle reference to punctuation (look at the key directly below the Escape key & you'll see a tilde). ; )

lesliemarion Says:


Me too. Matilda does not feel fresh any more to me, but Tilda is mighty sounding and refreshing.

flora_kate Says:


Cute! I actually like it better as a full name than as a nn for Matilda