What does Matthias mean?
Matthias \m(a)-tthias\ as a boys' 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 has 28 more related variations via Matthew: Madteo, Madteos, Madtheos, Mat▼, Mata, Mateo, Mateus, Mateusz, Mathe, Matheu, Mathew▼, Mathian, Mathieu, Matico, Matt▼, Mattaeus, Mattaus, Matteo, Matthaus, Mattheus, Matthieu, Matthiew, Mattie, Mattieu, Matty, Matvey, Matyas and Matz.
Matthias is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#12233 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Matthias for boys. Matthias entered the list in 2003 and reached its highest rank of #580 in the U.S. in the year 2014. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Shown below is a comparison of the usage of the boy name Matthias and affiliated names. Prominent related forms of Matthias (#580 the previous year) are Matthew (#16 the previous year), Mateo (#106), Matteo (#375), Mathew (#466), Matias (#503), Mathias (#582), Mattias, Mattie, Matt and Mat. Adoption of these boy names was at its highest in 2014 (usage of 0.3975%), except for the versions Mathew, Mat and Matt which have become less stylish. The trendier names for newborns among these are Matias (#503), Matthias (#580), Mateo (#106), Matteo (#375) and Matthew (#16). (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)