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Meaning and Name Origin

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 8 variants: Mads, Mathias, Matias, Mats, Matti, Mattias, Thijs and Tijs.

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 (#10597 out of 88799, Top 12%). (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. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Matthias name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Matthias outside U.S.

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) ranked in the Top 1000 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 is at its highest today, except for the versions Mathew, Matt and Mat which have become less stylish. The trendier names for newborns among these are Matias (#503), Matthias (#580), Mateo (#106), Matteo (#375) and Matthew (#16). (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Mat, Mateo, Mathew, Mathias, Matias, Matt, Matteo, Matthew, Matthias, Mattie in U.S.

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