What does Mathias mean?
Mathias /math-ias/ [3 sylls.] 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 variation 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 a year ago), Mathew (#466), Matias (#503), Matt, Matteo (#375), Matthew (#16), Matthias (#580), Mattias and Mattie are the prominent alternative forms of Mathias (#582 a year ago) appearing in the Top 1000. Adoption of these boy names is at its peak today (usage of 0.3975%), except for the forms Mat, Mathew and Matt which have become less fashionable. The most fashionable boy names among these are Mateo (#106), Matias (#503), Matteo (#375), Matthew (#16) and Matthias (#580). Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of the boy name Mathias and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)