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Matthieu

What does Matthieu mean?

Matthieu Pronunciation of Matthieu [matthieu] as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of the name Matthieu is "gift of God". Matthieu is a French form of Matthew (Hebrew).

Associated with: gift.

Variations

Matthieu has 4 variants: Matheu, Mathew, Mathieu and Matthiew.

Matthieu has 12 more different relations via Matthew: Mathe, Mathian, Mathias, Mattaeus, Matteo, Matthaus, Mattheus, Matthias, Matti, Mattias, Mattie and Mattieu.

Creative forms:
(male) Marthieu, Matta, ..

(female) Matmee, Matmer, ..

Middle name pairings:
Matthieu Kaleb (M.K.), ..

How popular is Matthieu?

Matthieu is an unusual first name for males but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#75938 out of 150436, Top 50%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Matthieu (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000 are Mathew (#480 last year), Mathias (#561), Mathieu, Matteo (#191), Matthew (#15), Matthias (#555), Mattias (#1568) and Mattie. Other forms, like Matti, are uncommon. These forms of Matthieu were favored 35 years ago (average #1339) and have become significantly less widespread since (#921, 66%), with forms like Matthew becoming less in vogue. Mathias, Matteo and Matthias are three of the more contemporarily stylish baby names here. Shown below is a study of the history of Matthieu and affiliated names. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mathew, Mathias, Mathieu, Matteo, Matthew in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Matthias, Mattias, Mattie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Gauthier, Macghee (see Magee), Machen, Machin, Mackie, Macniel, Madteo, Madtheos, Mahir, Maier, Maither, Malachie, Malakie, Malchior, Malkiel, Manfried, Mannie, Manten (see Manton), Martel, Marten, Marti, Martie, Martijn, Martin, Martinien (see Martin), Martino, Martinus, Massie, Mataniah, Mateo, Mateus, Mather, Matias, Matico, Matt, Mattania, Mattaniah, Mattaus, Matther, Matty, Matvey, Maurie, Maxie, Mayhew, Michiel, Miltie, Mitchel, Mitchill, Montie, Murphie and Xathieur. These names tend to be more frequently used than Matthieu.

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