Origin of the name MAHTHILD.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name MAHTHILD.
Old German name meaning "mighty battle maid" or
"mighty amazon," from Teutonic maht "might" and hild
... Mahthild was the wife of
the emperor Henry the Fowler, and afterwards became the sainted abbess
of Quedlingburg... so fashionable did the name become, that all the
French maidens, who were not Alix, seem to have been Mahthild (Matilde);... (History of
Christian Names, Yonge, 1884)