What does Mathew mean?
Mathew /math-ew/ [2 sylls.] as a name for boys is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Mathew is "gift of God". Mathew is a version of Matthew (Hebrew). Compare last name Mathey.
Mathew▼ has 29 more related forms via Matthew: Madteo, Madteos, Madtheos, Mat▼, Mata, Mateo▲, Mateus, Mateusz, Mathe, Mathian, Mathias, Matias▲, Matico, Mats, Matt▼, Mattaeus, Mattaus, Matteo▲, Matthaus, Mattheus, Matthias▲, Matti, Mattias, Mattie, Mattieu, Matty, Matvey, Matyas and Matz.Kreatif forms: Manthew, Marthew, Mithew. [more]
How popular is Mathew?
Mathew is a very popular first name for males (#241 out of 1220, Top 20%) and also a very popular last name for both adults and children (#3509 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Mathew for boys. Mathew reached its apex rank of #148 in the U.S. in the year 1990, and is at #466 presently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Popular alternative forms of Mathew (#466 in 2014) listed in the Top 1000 are Mat, Mateo (#106 in 2014), Mathias (#582), Matias (#503), Matt, Matteo (#375), Matthew (#16), Matthias (#580), Mattias and Mattie. Variants like Madtheos are seldom used. Adoption of these boy names was at its peak in 2014 (usage of 0.3975%), except for the versions Mat, Mathew and Matt which have become less in vogue. The most trendy names for newborns here are Mateo (#106), Matias (#503), Matteo (#375), Matthew (#16) and Matthias (#580). Shown below is a comparison of the usage of Mathew and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)