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pinWhat does Matthias mean?

Matthias /mat-thi-as/ [3 sylls.] 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 relations 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.

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 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)

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), Mateo (#106), Matteo (#375), Mathew (#466), Matias (#503), Mathias (#582), Mattias, Mattie, Matt and Mat. Variants like Mathian are seldom used. 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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Matthias, Mat, Mateo, Mathew, Mathias in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Matias, Matt, Matteo, Matthew, Mattie in U.S.

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