Matty name popularity, meaning and origin
Name Popularity: 17%
Matty name meaning:
The name Matty, when used for a girl, is typically considered a diminutive or affectionate version of the name Matilda or sometimes Martha. Matilda is a name of Germanic origin, meaning "mighty in battle" or "strength in battle." This name carries a historical gravitas, being borne by several queens and notable figures throughout European history. It suggests qualities of strength, resilience, and leadership, making it a powerful choice for a girl.
Alternatively, when linked with the name Martha, which has Aramaic origins meaning "the lady" or "the mistress," Matty could embody a sense of dignity, responsibility, and care. Martha is a biblical name, associated with a woman known for her hospitality and service, adding a layer of nurturing qualities to the name.
In modern contexts, Matty as a girl's name exudes a blend of strength, independence, and a caring nature. It's both classic and contemporary, offering a versatile identity for a girl. Regardless of its origin, the name Matty is often appreciated for its simplicity, charm, and the strong, yet nurturing, persona it implies.
Form of Matilda. Might, power.
Overall UK ranking: 3990 out of 4789
4 recorded births last year
Change in rank
- Scotland (1265)
Ranking for this name in various UK regions
Historical popularity of Matty
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