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.
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".