Tillie meaning

: strength in battle.

Tillie Name Information

Gender 👩 Girl
Pronunciation 📣 \t(il)-lie\
Number of People 👶 15,000
Rate in 2021 3217
Numerology 🔢 4
Name origin 🌍 German
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Tillie Name Meaning

Tillie is a diminutive form of the female name Matilda, a name of Old German origin which means 'mighty in battle' or 'strength in battle'. The name Tillie can also be used as a pet name for other female names beginning with T. The name Tillie is sometimes associated with traits like strength and resilience, and is also thought to possess a certain charm and elegance.

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Tillie Name Origin and History

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Additional description of the name Tillie

The name Tillie has its roots in Old German, derived from the Germanic name Matilda, which was quite popular during the Middle Ages. It made its way into English-speaking countries through the Normans. Over time, Tillie emerged as a diminutive or familial form of the name. While it was mainly popular in the late 19th century and early 20th century, it was characterized as an "old-fashioned" or "old-lady" name for some time. However, the name has seen a recent resurgence, especially in the US and the UK, as people begin to appreciate its vintage charm.

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Additional name description Tillie

Several notable figures bear the name, such as Tillie Olsen, an American writer known for her works on the struggles of working-class women. There's also Tillie Klimek, a Chicagoan arrested in the 1920s for murdering her husbands — an intriguing, albeit dark, part of the name's history. In pop culture, Tillie is the name of a lovable locomotive character in the 1991 animated film 'The Little Engine That Could'. As per recent statistics, Tillie ranks #3302 in popularity for female names in the United States. Personality traits commonly associated with this name are strength, resilience, charm, and elegance. Echoes of its historical and classic context make it an attractive choice for parents seeking a distinctive name with an old world touch.

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*️⃣ What is the origin of the name Tillie?
The origin of the name Tillie is German.
*️⃣ What is meaning of name Tillie?
strength in battle.
*️⃣ How many people are named Tillie?
Almost 15000 people are named Tillie.
*️⃣ Which names are related to the name Tillie?
The names of Alex, Kyle, Trevor, Trever, Trevelyan