Matilda or Mathilda [mə til′də]
[ML Matilda, Mathildis < OHG Mahthilda < maht, might, power + hiltia, battle; hence, lit., powerful (in) battle]
a feminine name: dim. Mattie, Matty, Maud, Tilda, Tilly

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