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. Painter Matthias Grunewald.
Matthias is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#10597 out of 88799, Top 12%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Matthias for boys (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Matthias and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Matthew (#16), Matias (#503), Matthias (#580), Mathias (#582) and Mattias. (2014 statistics).