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pinWhat does Matthias mean?

Matthias /mat-thi-as/ 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 12 more relations via Matthew: Madtheos, Mathian, Mathieu, Mattaeus, Mattaus, Matthaus, Mattheus, Matthieu, Matthiew, Mattie, Mattieu and Matyas.

Kreatif forms: Madthias, Marthias, Matthiassey. [more]

pinHow popular is Matthias?

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 statistics 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 Birth Names, 2014)

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) are Matthew (#16 the previous year), Matias (#503), Mathias (#582), Mattie and Mattias. Other variants, like Matthiew, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Matthias was at its highest in 2014 (median #613). Matias, Matthias and Matthew are three of the more contemporarily stylish baby names in this compilation.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Matthias, Mathias, Matias, Matthew, Mattie in U.S.

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

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Recommended similar baby names are Agathias, Darias, Macarius, Madteos, Mahir, Maither, Malakia, Marcas, Marius, Marquis, Martijn, Martinos, Martinus, Mata, Mataniah, Mateus, Matheu, Matico, Mattania, Mattaniah, Matteo, Matther, Matty, Maurits and Tamhas. These names tend to be more commonly used than Matthias.