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What does Matthea mean?

Matthea Pronunciation of Matthea [matthea] as a name for girls is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Matthea is "gift of God". Matthea is a variant form of Mattea (Hebrew): feminine of Matthew.

Associated with: gift.


Matthea has 3 variants: Mathea, Mathia and Matthia.

1 more alternative form via Mattea: Mattia.

Creative forms:
(female) Malthea, Matta, ..

(male) Mattel, ..

Middle name pairings:
Matthea Charleigh (M.C.), ..

How popular is Matthea?

Matthea is an uncommonly occurring given name for females. Matthea is an equally unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Mattea is the only prominent variation form of Matthea (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Mattia, are seldom used. Adoption of this form of Matthea was more pronounced among parents 9 years ago (#1888). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Matthea and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Matthea is pronounced similarly to Matha. Other recommended names are Alathea, Alethea, Alithea, Althea, Amalthea, Annthea (see Anthea), Anthea, Bethea, Cynthea, Dantea, Dashea, Dorthea, Elethea, Elthea, Galathea, Mahra, Maisha, Malea, Marchesa, Marcheta, Marhta, Marlea, Marseea, Marsha, Marta, Marte, Marteena, Marth, Martha, Marthe, Marthena, Marthy, Martia, Martie, Martina, Martita, Martje, Martta, Marylea, Masha, Mata, Matana, Matelda, Matilda, Matrena, Matrina, Matryna, Matti, Mattie, Matty, Mette, Mirtha, Natalea, Olethea, Panthea and Penthea. These names tend to be more frequently used than Matthea.

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