Matilda

Gender:girl

Meaning:mighty battler

Origin:German

Pronunciation:muh til duh

Variations:Matilde, Mathilde

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Matilda was the name of an early German queen known for her generosity. William the Conqueror and Henry I of England also both wed Matildas. In recent times, the story by Roald Dahl ‘Matilda’ and subsequent Hollywood movie have kept this name in the spotlight. According to the story, Matilda is an unassuming young girl who has magical powers that she gradually learns to bring out.

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