Tillie: baby girl name meaning and popularity


A diminutive of the Germanic name Matilda, meaning "strength in battle." So even though Tillie may rhyme with "frilly," your little Tillie will probably be tough as nails.



Famous people named Tillie:

Novelist Tillie Lerner Olsen; U.S. Congresswoman Tillie Kidd Fowler; cyclist Tillie Anderson; singer Tillie Moreno; children's author Tillie Pine.

Fun fact:

This name can also be spelled Tilly, which is the same spelling as American retail clothing chain Tilly's, founded by Tilly Levine.

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