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What does Mattheus mean?

Mattheus Pronunciation of Mattheus [mattheus] as a boys' name has its root in Hebrew, and the meaning of Mattheus is "gift of God". Mattheus is a version of Matthew (Hebrew).

Associated with: gift.


Mattheus has 3 variants: Mathias, Matthaus and Matthias.

16 more related forms via Matthew: Madteos, Madtheos, Mateus, Mateusz, Mathe, Matheu, Mathew, Mathieu, Mattaeus, Mattaus, Matteo, Matthieu, Matthiew, Mattias, Mattie and Mattieu.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Mattheus Dhruv (M.D.), ..

How popular is Mattheus?

Mattheus is a rare first name for men but a somewhat popular surname for all people (#121058 out of 150436, Top 80%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Matthew (#15 in 2015), Matteo (#191), Mathew (#480), Matthias (#555), Mathias (#561), Mattias (#1568), Mattie, Mateusz and Mathieu are the prominent varying forms of Mattheus (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Mattieu, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Mattheus was at its apex 4 decades ago (adoption of 2.6%) and has become significantly diminished since (adoption 0.9%, 66.4%), with forms such as Mathew becoming somewhat outmoded. Matthew has generally been the top pick of parents, though Matteo has become trendy as well. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mateusz, Mathew, Mathias, Mathieu, Matteo in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Agathius, Alpheus, Antaeus, Anteus, Astraeus, Atticus, Bacchus, Caduceus, Catullus, Macarius, Macghee (see Magee), Machen, Machent, Madteo, Magnes, Magnus, Magus, Mahesh, Mahmud, Maither, Manases, Manheim, Mannheim, Manten (see Manton), Manus, Marcus, Marianus, Marinus, Marius, Markess, Markus, Markwees (see Marquis), Markwess (see Marquis), Marques, Marquess, Marquus, Marshell, Martel, Martell, Marten, Martenn, Martie, Martinos, Martinus, Mateo, Mather, Mathian, Matias, Mats, Matt, Mattania, Matther, Matti, Matty, Matvey, Matyas, Maurus, Maximus, Mayes, Mayhew, Mcarthur, Mitchel, Mitchell, Montanus, Montes, Orpheus, Parthenius, Ponthus, Proteus, Rastus, Timotheus, Xanthus, Zacchaeus, Zaccheus and Zacheus. These names tend to be more commonly used than Mattheus.

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