Tillie: baby girl name meaning and popularity

Tillie

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.

Nicknames:

Till.

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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