What does Mathea mean?
Mathea /math-ea/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name. Mathea's root is Hebrew, and the meaning of Mathea is "gift of God". Mathea is an alternate form of Mattea (Hebrew): feminine of Matthew. Compare surname Mathew. See also Thea.
Mathea has 1 more alternative form via Mattea: Mattia.Kreatif forms: Maithea, Marthea, Mithea. [more]
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. Census)
Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of the girl name Mathea and affiliated names. The only prominent alternative form of Mathea (outside Top 1000) is Thea (#776 a year ago). Adoption of this girl name reached its peak during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.248%) and is almost as widespread today (usage 0.224%, down 9.7%). Thea (#776) is the most contemporarily stylish girl name in this compilation, and there is also a rebound in baby name usage for this name. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)