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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 Streamlined Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Girls Makeover - Two Middles".

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

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Famous People Named Tilda

Katherine Mathilda "Tilda" Swinton, English actress
Tilda Thamar (born Matilde Sofía Margarita Abrecht), Argentine actress

Pop Culture References for the name Tilda

Tilda, flower girl in 'No. 5 John Street' (1902) by Richard Whiteing
Tilda Price, character who marries John Browdie in 'Nicholas Nickleby' (1839) by Charles Dickens
Tilda, daughter of Bard in movie 'The Hobbit: Desolation Of Smaug'

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