What does Matti mean?
Matti [mat-ti] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Matti) is a Hebrew name, and the meaning of the name Matti is "gift of God". Matti is a variant form of Matthew (Hebrew). Matti is also a derivative of Matthias (German, Greek, Hebrew).
Associated with: gift.
20 more alternative forms via Matthew, Matthias: Mads, Mat▼, Mateus, Mathe, Matheu, Mathew▼, Mathian, Mathias▲, Mathieu, Matias▲, Matico, Mats, Matt▼, Mattaus, Matthieu, Matthiew, Mattias, Matvey, Matyas and Matz.Creative forms:
(male) Matto, Mitti, ..
(female) Matie, Matni, .. Middle name pairings:
Matti Foster (M.F.), ..
How popular is Matti?
Matti is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#26924 out of 150436, Top 18%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Matti (outside Top 2000) are Mat, Mateo (#85 a year ago), Mathew (#480), Mathias (#561), Mathieu, Matias (#458), Matt, Matteo (#191), Matthew (#15), Matthias (#555), Mattias (#1568) and Mattie. Other variants, like Mats, are seldom used. These forms of Matti were at the peak of their popularity 4 decades ago (median #1409) and are somewhat less common today (#992, ▼55.2%). Matthew has been the most well-known version, though Matteo has become trendy as well, while versions such as Mat used to be popular. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Similar NamesRecommended names are Ketti, Makai▲, Malki, Mart, Marti, Martie, Martin▼ and Marty▼. These names tend to be more frequently used than Matti.See names in meaning and etymology.