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What does Mats mean?

Mats Pronunciation of Mats [mats] as a name for boys is of Hebrew derivation, and Mats means "gift of God". Mats is an alternate form of Matthew (Hebrew). Mats is also a variation of Matthias (German, Greek, Hebrew).

Associated with: gift.

Variations

Mats has 1 variant: Matz.

24 more different relations via Matthew, Matthias: Mads, Madteo, Madteos, Mat, Mata, Mateo, Mateus, Mateusz, Mathe, Matheu, Mathew, Mathias, Matias, Matico, Matt, Mattaus, Matteo, Matti, Mattias, Mattie, Matty, Matvey, Matyas and Tijs.

Creative forms:
(male) Matts, Mets, ..

(female) Mail, Mami, ..

Middle name pairings:
Mats Arnav (M.A.), ..

How popular is Mats?

Mats is an uncommon given name for men. Mats is a unique last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Matthew (#15 via latest list), Mateo (#85), Matteo (#191), Matias (#458), Mathew (#480), Matthias (#555), Mathias (#561), Mattias (#1568), Mattie, Mateusz, Matt and Mat are the popular varying forms of Mats (unlisted). These forms of Mats were popular as baby names 35 years ago (average #1431) and are somewhat less popular today (#992, 55.2% less usage), with versions like Matt becoming somewhat dated. Matthew has been the most well-known version, though Mateo has gained in popularity. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mattias, Mattie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Keats, Mac, Mace, Mack, Macy, Magus, Maik, Maks, Man, Mann, Mano, Manus, Mar, Mar-, Marc, Mark, Maro, Marq, Marr, Mars, Marsh, Mart, Marti, Marty, Marx, Masos, Max, Maxx, Maxy, Mayes, Mayo, Mays, Moss, Pats, Waits, Watts and Yeats. These names tend to be more frequently used than Mats.

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