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What does Matheu mean?

Matheu Pronunciation of Matheu [matheu] as a name for boys is of Hebrew origin, and the name Matheu means "gift of God". Matheu is a version of Matthew (Hebrew).

Associated with: gift.


Matheu has 4 variants: Mathew, Mathieu, Matthieu and Matthiew.

26 more related forms via Matthew: Madteo, Madtheos, Mat, Mata, Mateo, Mateus, Mateusz, Mathe, Mathian, Mathias, Matias, Matico, Mats, Matt, Mattaeus, Mattaus, Matteo, Matthaus, Mattheus, Matti, Mattie, Mattieu, Matty, Matvey, Matyas and Matz.

Creative forms:
(male) Mathmi, ..

(female) Mathah, Mathma, ..

Middle name pairings:
Matheu Tristan (M.T.), ..

How popular is Matheu?

Matheu is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#74164 out of 150436, Top 49%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Mat, Mateo (#85 last year), Mateusz, Mathew (#480), Mathias (#561), Mathieu, Matias (#458), Matt, Matteo (#191), Matthew (#15) and Mattie are the popular alternative forms of Matheu (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Matty, are seldom used. These forms of Matheu were favored by parents 4 decades ago (average #1413) and are now much less common (#1071, down 56%), with forms like Matt becoming less fashionable. Mateo, Mathias, Matias and Matteo are four of the more chic names for newborns among these. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mat, Mateo, Mateusz, Mathew, Mathias in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mathieu, Matias, Matt, Matteo, Matthew, Mattie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Mathew, Matteo, Matthew outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Lathen, Mabrey, Mace, Maceo, Macey, Macgee, Macghee (see Magee), Machen, Machent, Machin, Machon, Mackey, Magee, Magnes, Mahesh, Mahir, Mahmud, Maier, Maither, Majed, Majeed, Majer, Malden, Maleek, Maleeq, Malek, Mallen, Mandel, Manheim, Manlea (see Manley), Manley, Manoel, Mansel, Manten (see Manton), Manuel, Manvel, Marceau, Marcel, Mardel, Marden, Marek, Mareo, Markel, Markey, Marlea, Marlen, Marley, Marmer, Martel, Marten, Martie, Marve, Marvel, Marven, Maslen, Massen, Massey, Mather, Matther, Maureo, Maxey, Maxie, Mayeer, Mayer, Mayes, Mayhew, Mayne, Miche, Michel, Mitchel, Moshe, Mosheh and Nathen. These names tend to be more commonly used than Matheu.

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