Matilda

Female

Meaning

Mighty in battle

Origin

German

Pronunciation

/məˈtɪldə/

Traits associated with the name Matilda:

Dogs named Matilda tend to be loving, resilient, and industrious. This feminine name is also associated with companionship.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Matilda?

Naming your dog Matilda suggests that you have a strong appreciation for classic literature and a creative spirit. It also suggests that you have a strong sense of loyalty and a desire to show your pet love and affection.

Is Matilda a good dog name?

Matilda has more syllables than most dog names, but you can easily give your pup a nickname to shorten things. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Matilda isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

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Matilda is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Matilda was, in the past month, the 394th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of May 2024, Matilda is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

In general, this name has held steady in popularity with PupNames.com visitors.

In the past week, Matilda was viewed 0 times, and liked 1 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Matilda's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Matilda is most adored in Maine, Georgia and Oregon.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Nebraska, Ohio and Massachusetts.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Matilda.

Most popular breeds named Matilda:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. German Shepherd
  3. American Pitbull Terrier
  4. Dachshund
  5. Boxer

Matilda is found in these categories:

german dog names
german

Derived from Old German, meaning "mighty in battle".

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Popular in Victorian times, it's rarely heard in modern dog parks.

hipster dog names
hipster

Roald Dahl's book title turned canine moniker screams unconventional literary chic.

Dog names like Matilda:

Pearl
Diminutive Form Of Mildred Or Millicent
Song Tune
Woman Of Magdala
Pearl
Gift from God.
Matilda dog name meaning

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