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What does Matvey mean?

Matvey Pronunciation of Matvey [matvey] as a boys' name has its root in Hebrew, and Matvey means "gift of God". Matvey is a version of Matthew (Hebrew).

Associated with: gift.


20 relations via Matthew: Madteo, Mat, Mata, Mateo, Mateus, Mathe, Matheu, Mathew, Mathieu, Matias, Matico, Mats, Matt, Matteo, Matti, Mattie, Mattieu, Matty, Matyas and Matz.

Creative forms:
(male) Marvey, Maxvey, ..

(female) Matie, ..

Middle name pairings:
Matvey Bryer (M.B.), ..

How popular is Matvey?

Matvey is an uncommon first name for males but a somewhat popular surname for both adults and children (#118236 out of 150436, Top 79%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Mat, Mateo (#85 the previous year), Mathew (#480), Mathieu, Matias (#458), Matt, Matteo (#191), Matthew (#15) and Mattie are the prominent related forms of Matvey (not ranked). Other forms, like Mattieu, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Matvey reached its most widespread in the 1980s (usage of 2.6%) and has become much lower since (usage 1.11%, down 57%). Matthew is the firm favorite, though Matteo has become popular as well, while versions like Matt are no longer trendy. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Attley, Autrey, Carey, Carney, Casey, Covvey (see Covey), Dailey, Darbey, Darcey, Davey, Dawley, Earley, Garvey, Hadley, Halley, Halsey, Hardey, Harley, Harvey, Hawley, Jaimey, Jarvey, Jervey, Kaley, Kamrey, Lacey, Larrey, Lawrey, Mabrey, Mabry, Maceo, Macey, Macgee, Mackey, Magee, Magnes, Maier, Majed, Makary, Maleek, Maleeq, Mallen, Mallery, Mandel, Manley, Manly, Manny, Mansel, Manten (see Manton), Manuel, Manvel, Marcel, Marek, Markey, Marley, Marve, Marvel, Marvell, Marven, Massey, Matanya, Mather, Maureo, Maxey, Mayer, Mayne, Mersey, Merven, Mickey, Paddey, Rawley, Sammey, Sandey, Tandey and Tavey. These names tend to be more commonly used than Matvey.

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