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2k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Tilda

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Wiktionary
  1. Misspelling of tilde.

tilda was also found in the following language(s): Serbo-Croatian and Spanish

Notable Persons Named Tilda

Tilda Swinton is an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1984 to present. Tilda was given the name Katherine Matilda Swinton by her parent John Swinton of Kimmerghame on November 5th, 1960 in London, England, UK.

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Tilda Cobham-Hervey is an actor, circus, and physical theatre performer. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2013 to present. Tilda was born Tilda Cobham-Hervey in 1994 in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia.

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Tilda Thamar was an actor and film actor. She was most prominent from 1936 to 1987. Tilda was given the name Matilde Sofía Margarita Abrecht on December 7th, 1921 in Argentina. Tilda is also known as Abrecht and Matilde Sofía Margarita (birth name). She left this life on April 12th, 1989.

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Tilda Persson is an athlete for the Kristianstads DFF.

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How popular is the baby name Tilda in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 7 7 0
1881 16 16 0
1882 15 15 0
1883 31 31 0
1884 17 17 0
1885 17 17 0
1886 28 28 0
1887 18 18 0
1888 17 17 0
1889 13 13 0
1890 26 26 0
1891 15 15 0
1892 16 16 0
1893 17 17 0
1894 14 14 0
1895 27 27 0
1896 19 19 0
1897 22 22 0
1898 19 19 0
1899 15 15 0
1900 21 21 0
1901 23 23 0
1902 24 24 0
1903 15 15 0
1904 17 17 0
1905 23 23 0
1906 14 14 0
1907 22 22 0
1908 14 14 0
1909 22 22 0
1910 15 15 0
1911 18 18 0
1912 28 28 0
1913 18 18 0
1914 16 16 0
1915 19 19 0
1916 29 29 0
1917 29 29 0
1918 29 29 0
1919 28 28 0
1920 26 26 0
1921 32 32 0
1922 29 29 0
1923 26 26 0
1924 35 35 0
1925 24 24 0
1926 25 25 0
1927 32 32 0
1928 29 29 0
1929 22 22 0
1930 19 19 0
1931 17 17 0
1932 22 22 0
1933 21 21 0
1934 21 21 0
1935 27 27 0
1936 17 17 0
1937 23 23 0
1938 18 18 0
1939 22 22 0
1940 13 13 0
1941 16 16 0
1942 13 13 0
1943 8 8 0
1944 14 14 0
1945 22 22 0
1946 17 17 0
1947 23 23 0
1948 5 5 0
1949 19 19 0
1950 19 19 0
1951 11 11 0
1952 17 17 0
1953 15 15 0
1954 15 15 0
1955 19 19 0
1956 11 11 0
1957 24 24 0
1958 23 23 0
1959 22 22 0
1960 12 12 0
1961 19 19 0
1962 22 22 0
1963 20 20 0
1964 16 16 0
1965 12 12 0
1966 12 12 0
1967 12 12 0
1968 10 10 0
1969 7 7 0
1970 10 10 0
1971 5 5 0
1973 7 7 0
1975 5 5 0
1976 6 6 0
1977 5 5 0
2006 8 8 0
2008 6 6 0
2009 10 10 0
2010 9 9 0
2011 9 9 0
2012 10 10 0
2013 6 6 0
2014 10 10 0
2015 18 18 0
2016 13 13 0
2017 19 19 0

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Popularity of Tilda as a first name

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Common last names for Tilda

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Fun Facts about the name Tilda

  • How Popular is the name Tilda? Tilda is the 6,984th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Tilda have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,904 babies born with the first name Tilda in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tilda to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tilda? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Tilda first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tilda is Sunday, April 17th, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Tilda born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tilda was in 1924 with a total of 35 babies.
  • Random Tilda Factoid: According to the 1912 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tilda is not a popular baby girl's name in Kentucky. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Kentucky have the same name as you in 1912.
  • Weird things about the name Tilda: Your name in reverse order is Adlit. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Liatd. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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