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

The name Tilda is a girl's name of Spanish, Estonian origin. Tilda and is often added to lists like Unique Girl Names: Unusual and Rare and discussed in our forums with posts like "If I had 8 daughters whose names started with...".

From the experts:

Actress Tilda Swinton injected this dated nickname name with some modern charm.

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Popularity

Tilda is #1757 on Nameberry

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Famous People Named Tilda

Pop Culture References for the name Tilda

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

Comments

Ruanne Says:

2017-12-25T07:18:28

Same here!

Mhill46 Says:

2017-10-29T04:38:44

I surprisingly like this way more than Matilda!

paulapuddephatt Says:

2017-03-02T17:47:37

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:

2015-10-05T14:10:16

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:

2015-05-24T02:20:01

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

flora_kate Says:

2015-03-14T19:14:08

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