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What does Mathew mean?

Mathew \m(a)-thew\ as a name for boys is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Mathew is "gift of God". Mathew is a derivative of Matthew (Hebrew).


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

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.


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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Mathew name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Mathew outside U.S.

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. 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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Mat, Mateo, Mathew, Mathias, Matias, Matt, Matteo, Matthew, Matthias, Mattie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended similar baby names are Mather and Mayhew. These names tend to be less commonly used than Mathew.