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What does Mattaeus mean?

Mattaeus Pronunciation of Mattaeus [mat-taeus] as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Mattaeus is "gift of God". Mattaeus is an alternate form of Matthew (Hebrew).

Associated with: gift.


Mattaeus has 6 variants: Madteos, Mateus, Matias, Mattaus, Mattias and Matyas.

11 more related forms via Matthew: Madtheos, Mateusz, Matheu, Mathieu, Matteo, Matthaus, Mattheus, Matthias, Matthieu, Mattie and Mattieu.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
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How popular is Mattaeus?

Mattaeus is an unusual given name for males. Mattaeus is an equally unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Matthew (#15 via latest list), Matteo (#191), Matias (#458), Matthias (#555), Mattias (#1568), Mattie, Mathieu and Mateusz are the popular varying forms of Mattaeus (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Mattaeus was at its apex during the years 1980-1989 (usage of 2.49%) and has become much reduced since (usage 0.85%, down 66%), with the form Matthew falling out of fashion. Matteo, Matias and Matthias are three of the more chic names for newborns in this compilation. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mateusz, Mathieu, Matias, Matteo, Matthew in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Antaeus, Anteus, Astraeus, Atticus, Barnabus, Catullus, Daedalus, Damianus, Dantavius, Dardanus, Fabianus, Gustavus, Irenaeus, Lazarus, Macarius, Macrae, Madteo, Magnes, Magnus, Magus, Maither, Manases, Manten (see Manton), Manus, Marcas, Marcus, Marianos (see Mariano), Marianus, Marinus, Marius, Markess, Markus, Markwees (see Marquis), Markwess (see Marquis), Marques, Marquess, Marquus, Martel, Martell, Marten, Martenn, Martie, Martinos, Martinus, Mata, Matanya, Mateo, Mathe, Mather, Mathew, Mathias, Mats, Matt, Mattania, Mattaniah, Matther, Matthiew, Matti, Matty, Matvey, Maurus, Mayes, Montae, Montagu, Montague, Montanus, Montes, Octavus, Proteus, Sassacus, Straus, Thaddaeus, Zacchaeus, Zaccheus and Zacheus. These names tend to be more frequently used than Mattaeus.

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