Tilda name meaning

Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Tilda mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Tilda

User Submitted Origins


User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Colorado, U.S. says the name Tilda means "Battle maiden, Heroine" and is of Scandinavian origin.
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International Interest
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  1. Misspelling of tilde.

tilda was also found in the following language(s): Serbo-Croatian and Spanish

Notable Persons Named Tilda

Notable Persons Named Tilda

Tilda Swinton

Tilda Swinton is an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1984 to present. Tilda was given the name Katherine Matilda Swinton by her parent John Swinton of Kimmerghame on November 5th, 1960 in London, England, UK.

Tilda Cobham-Hervey

Tilda Cobham-Hervey is an actor, circus, and physical theatre performer. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2013 to present. Tilda was born Tilda Cobham-Hervey in 1994 in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia.

Tilda Thamar

Tilda Thamar was an actor and film actor. She was most prominent from 1936 to 1987. Tilda was given the name Matilde Sofía Margarita Abrecht on December 7th, 1921 in Argentina. Tilda is also known as Abrecht and Matilde Sofía Margarita (birth name). She left this life on April 12th, 1989.

Tilda Persson

Tilda Persson is an athlete for the Kristianstads DFF.


Fun Facts about the name Tilda

  • How Popular is the name Tilda? Tilda is the 7,133rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Tilda have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,936 babies born with the first name Tilda in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tilda to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tilda? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Tilda first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tilda is Sunday, April 17th, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Tilda born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tilda was in 1924 with a total of 35 babies.
  • Random Tilda Factoid: According to the 1952 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tilda is not a popular baby girl's name in Kentucky. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Kentucky have the same name in 1952.
  • Weird things about the name Tilda: The name spelled backwards is Adlit. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Ldtai. How do you pronounce that?
  • Tilda name meaning

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