Meaning and name origin
Matthieu \m(a)-tthieu\ as a boy's name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Matthieu is "gift of God". Matthieu is a variant of Matthew (Hebrew); biblical: the name of one of the twelve apostles, who wrote the first Gospel account of Jesus.
Matthieu is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Matthieu and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Matthew (#16) and Mathew (#466). (2014 statistics).