What does Mathias mean?
Mathias /math-ias/ as a boys' name. Mathias' root is Hebrew, and the meaning of the name Mathias is "gift of God". Mathias is a variant form of Matthew (Hebrew) with the suffix -ias. Mathias is also a Scandinavian, Welsh form of Matthias (German, Greek, Hebrew).
Mathias has 33 more alternative forms via Matthew, Matthias: Mads, Madteo, Madteos, Madtheos, Mat▼, Mata, Mateo▲, Mateus, Mateusz, Mathe, Matheu, Mathew▼, Mathian, Mathieu, Matias▲, Matico, Mats, Matt▼, Mattaeus, Mattaus, Matteo▲, Matthieu, Matthiew, Matti, Mattias, Mattie, Mattieu, Matty, Matvey, Matyas, Matz, Thijs and Tijs.Kreatif forms: Mathiasse, Maythias, Mithias. [more]
How popular is Mathias?
Mathias is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#3939 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Mathias for boys. Mathias entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its top position of #497 in the U.S. then, and is currently at #582. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Mat, Mateo (#106 2 years ago), Mathew (#466), Matias (#503), Matt, Matteo (#375), Matthew (#16), Matthias (#580), Mattias and Mattie are the prominent alternative forms of Mathias (#582 2 years ago) appearing in the Top 1000. Adoption of these forms of Mathias is at its peak today (average #602). Matthew is the longstanding favorite, while Mateo has become trendy as well over time, and Mat used to be popular. Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of the boy name Mathias and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)