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Matthias meaning and name origin

Matthias \m(a)-tthias\ as a boy's name is pronounced ma-THYE-us. It is of German, Greek and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Matthias is "gift of God". Biblical Greek form of Mattathia (see Matthew). Biblical: the disciple selected by lot to replace Judas as an apostle. Mathias is a Scandinavian and Welsh form; Matias is Spanish. German painter Matthias Grunewald.

Matthias has 8 variant forms: Mads, Mathias, Matias, Mats, Matti, Mattias, Thijs and Tijs.

Matthias is also pronounced similarly to Matthaus and Mattheus.

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Popularity of Matthias

Matthias is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#10597 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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