a feminine name: dim. Mattie, Matty, Maud, Tilda, Tilly
Origin of MatildaMedieval Latin Matilda, Mathildis ; from Old High German Mahthilda ; from maht, might, power + hiltia, battle; hence, literally , powerful (in) battle
Known as “Empress Maud.” 1102–1167.
English princess as the daughter of Henry I. After her first husband, Emperor Henry V, died, she married Geoffrey, Count of Anjou (died 1151), in 1128 and bore the future Henry II. She struggled with her cousin Stephen of Blois for the throne of England and governed briefly in 1141 until defeated later that year.
The pack or bundle containing the personal belongings of a swagman; a swag.
Origin of MatildaFrom the name Matilda.
- (Australia) A bundle of possessions, often tied up in a sack; a swag.
- A female given name.
- (UK, army, historical) Either of two British infantry tanks in use during World War II, the Infantry Tank Mark I or Infantry Tank Mark II.
Name of medieval royalty, Latinized form of Old High German maht,meht "might" + hild "battle".