What does Mads mean?
Associated with: gift.
(male) Mad, Mands, ..
(female) Made, Matzi, .. Middle name pairings:
Mads Landan (M.L.), ..
How popular is Mads?
Mads is an unusual given name for males. Mads is also an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Matias (#458 from recent data) and Matthias (#555) are the prominent alternative forms of Mads (unlisted) rated in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Mads was more pronounced among parents in 2015 (median #506). Matthias has been the most well-known version, although Matias seems to be gaining favor too. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Mac, Mace, Mack▼, Macy, Maddy, Madoc, Madog, Madox, Magus, Maik, Maks, Man, Mann, Mano, Manus, Mar, Mar-, Marc▼, Mark▼, Maro, Marq, Marr, Mars, Marsh, Mart, Marx, Masos, Mat▼, Mata, Matt▼, Matz, Max▲, Maxx, Maxy, Mayes, Mayo, Mays, Mead, Meade and Moss. These names tend to be more frequently used than Mads.See names in meaning and etymology.