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What does Mattias mean?

Mattias Pronunciation of Mattias [mat-tias] as a boys' name is a Hebrew name, and the name Mattias means "gift of God". Mattias is an alternate spelling of Matthew (Hebrew). Mattias is also a variation of Matthias (German, Greek, Hebrew).

Associated with: gift.


Mattias has 6 variants: Madteos, Mateus, Matias, Mattaeus, Mattaus and Matyas.

16 more alternative forms via Matthew, Matthias: Mata, Mathian, Mathias, Mathieu, Matico, Mats, Matt, Matteo, Matthaus, Mattheus, Matthieu, Matthiew, Matti, Mattie, Mattieu and Matty.

Creative forms:
(male) Mantias, Mortias, ..

(female) Matisa, Matzie, ..

Middle name pairings:
Mattias Parker (M.P.), ..

How popular is Mattias?

Mattias is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a somewhat prominent surname for all people (#75938 out of 150436, Top 50%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Mattias entered the list in 2007 and reached its peak position of #1568 in the U.S. in 2015. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mattias name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Mattias outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Mattias (#1568 via latest list) are Mathias (#561 via latest list), Mathieu, Matias (#458), Matt, Matteo (#191), Matthew (#15), Matthias (#555) and Mattie. Other variants, like Mattaus, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Mattias was at its most widespread 4 decades ago (average #1449) and is now significantly lower (#1038, 65.1%), with versions such as Matt becoming less in vogue. Matthew has been the most recognizable form, although Matias appears to be gaining favor too.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mattias, Mathias, Mathieu, Matias, Matt in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Agathias, Attlas, Darias, Marcas, Marius, Markiss, Marti, Martie, Martijn, Martin, Martino, Martinos, Martinus, Mataniah, Mattania, Mattaniah, Matther, Maurids and Maurits. These names tend to be more frequently used than Mattias.

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