What does Mattias mean?
Mattias /mat-tias/ as a boys' name. Mattias' name origin is Hebrew, and the name Mattias means "gift of God". Mattias is an alternate spelling of Matthew (Hebrew) with the suffix -ias. Mattias is also a variation of Matthias (German, Greek, Hebrew).
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. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Mattias for boys. Mattias reached its peak position of #33 in Sweden in 1999, but is not ranked currently. (Top 100 Baby Names Statistics, 2013)
Prominent alternative forms of Mattias are Mathias (#582 via latest list), Matias (#503), Matt, Matteo (#375), Matthew (#16), Matthias (#580) and Mattie. Other variants, like Mata, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Mattias is at its most widespread presently (average #632), except for the version Matt which has become less in vogue. Matthew has been the most recognizable form, although Matias appears to be gaining favor too. Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of Mattias and corresponding names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)