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Origin

  • Germanic

Meaning/history

  • might, power, strong in war, mother of Merlin, strength in battle

Nicknames

  • Tilly,
  • Mattie,
  • Tilda,
  • Tillie,
  • Tildie,
  • Maud/e,
  • Mitty,
  • Millie

Interesting Matildas

  • Roald Dahl's Matilda,
  • Tilda Swinton, actress,
  • Queen Matilda,
  • Waltzing Matilda

Unfortunate Matildas

  • Hilliare Belloc's Matilda Who Told Dreadful Lies

Matilda goes well with

Middle names/Siblings/Partners

  • Benjamin,
  • Anne,
  • rose,
  • Alice,
  • Belle

When I hear Matilda
I think of...

  • cheeky, funny, independent, caring,
  • daring, intelligent,
  • the film :D,
  • Strength and determination,
  • goody-two-shoes
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