Meaning and name origin
Mattias \m(a)-ttias\ as a boy's name is of Hebrew, German and Greek origin, and the meaning of Mattias is "gift of God". Mattias is a variant of Matthew (Hebrew); biblical: the name of one of the twelve apostles, who wrote the first Gospel account of Jesus. Also a variant of Matthias (German, Greek, Hebrew): biblical Greek form of Mattathia (see Matthew).
Mattias is not a popular first name for males but a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#81415 out of 88799, Top 92%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Mattias for boys (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Mattias and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Matthew (#16), Matias (#503), Matthias (#580) and Mattias. (2014 statistics).