Other Origin(s):French
Meaning:Might in battle
If you're looking for a name that will inspire baby to tap into their inner strength, consider Mathilde, a feminine name of German origin that means "mighty in battle." Mathilde comes from the old Germanic name Mahthildis, which is composed of two elements- maht, meaning "might," and hild, meaning "battle." Mathilde is the French interpretation of Matilda, which lends a chic sound and an independent spirit to this traditional name. Famous namesakes include child brainiac Matilda Wormwood from Roald Dahl's novel Matilda and Queen Mathilde of Belgium, the wife of the current King Phillipe.
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