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What does Matti mean?

Matti Pronunciation of 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.


Matti has 7 variants: Madteo, Mata, Mateo, Matteo, Mattie, Mattieu and Matty.

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)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mat, Mateo, Mathew, Mathias, Mathieu in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Matias, Matt, Matteo, Matthew, Matthias in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Ketti, Makai, Malki, Mart, Marti, Martie, Martin and Marty. These names tend to be more frequently used than Matti.

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