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What does Mathea mean?

Mathea Pronunciation of Mathea [math-ea] as a girls' name has its root in Hebrew, and the meaning of Mathea is "gift of God". Mathea is an alternate form of Mattea (Hebrew): feminine of Matthew. See also Thea.

Associated with: gift.


Mathea has 3 variants: Mathia, Matthea and Matthia.

1 more alternative form via Mattea: Mattia.

Creative forms:
(female) Mathah, Mathla, ..

(male) Mathmal, ..

Middle name pairings:
Mathea Milani (M.M.), ..

How popular is Mathea?

Mathea is a rare first name for females. Mathea is a unique surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Mathea (outside Top 2000) are Mattea and Thea (#464 via latest list). Adoption of these forms of Mathea was well-received among parents in 2015. Thea is the most contemporarily stylish girl name in this compilation. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mattea, Thea in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Thea outside U.S.

Similar Names

Mathea is pronounced similarly to Matha. Other suggested similar names are Alathea, Althea, Anthea, Bethea, Catha, Cathe, Cathee, Cathia, Dashea, Elthea, Katha, Kathe, Kathee, Kathey, Kathia, Kathya, Mada, Mahra, Maida, Malea, Marhta, Marlea, Martha, Marthe, Marthena, Masha, Mat, Mata, Matana, Matrena, Matti, Mattie, Matty, Maude, Mayda, Mayde, Maydey (see Maida), Medea, Meta, Mette and Panthea. These names tend to be more commonly used than Mathea.

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