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What does Mattaus mean?

Mattaus Pronunciation of Mattaus [mat-taus] as a name for boys is of Hebrew derivation, and Mattaus means "gift of God". Mattaus is an alternate form of Matthew (Hebrew).

Associated with: gift.


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

14 more alternative forms via Matthew: Mata, Mateusz, Matheu, Mathias, Mats, Matt, Matteo, Matthaus, Mattheus, Matthias, Matti, Mattie, Mattieu and Matty.

Creative forms:
(male) Mataus, Metaus, ..

(female) Matsy, Matta, ..

Middle name pairings:
Mattaus Elisha (M.E.), ..

How popular is Mattaus?

Mattaus is an uncommonly occurring given name for males. Mattaus 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. Popular alternative forms of Mattaus (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Mateusz, Mathias (#561 from recent data), Matias (#458), Matt, Matteo (#191), Matthew (#15), Matthias (#555), Mattias (#1568) and Mattie. These relations of Mattaus were at the peak of their popularity 35 years ago (usage of 2.5%) and are now much less widespread (usage 0.9%, down 65.1%). Matthew is more familiar than the rest, though Mathias has grown trendy as well over time, while forms like Matthew used to be popular. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mateusz, Mathias, Matias, Matt, Matteo in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Magnus, Magus, Manus, Marcas, Marcus, Marianus, Marinus, Marius, Markus, Marquus, Martinus, Mattania, Matther, Maurus, Maximus, Montanus, Rastus, Straus and Xanthus. These names tend to be more frequently used than Mattaus.

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