Origin:German
Popularity:889
Meaning:mighty in battle
Matilda as a girl's name is of Old German origin meaning "mighty in battle". William the Conqueror's Queen Matilda (11th century) brought the name to Britain, when it was pronounced "maud". It was revived in the 18th century. It is also a saint's name.

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    Queen Edith and King Henry I

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