Matilda meaning

mə-tĭldə
(person, proper) A feminine name: dim. Mattie, Matty, Maud, Tilda, Tilly.
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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.
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The pack or bundle containing the personal belongings of a swagman; a swag.
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(Australia) A bundle of possessions, often tied up in a sack; a swag.
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A female given name.
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(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.
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Origin of matilda

  • From the name Matilda

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Name of medieval royalty, Latinized form of Old High German maht,meht "might" + hild "battle".

    From Wiktionary

  • Unknown.

    From Wiktionary