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What does Matz mean?

Matz Pronunciation of Matz [matz] as a boys' name is of Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of Matz is "gift of God". Matz is a version of Matthew (Hebrew).

Associated with: gift.


Matz has 1 variant: Mats.

18 more different relations via Matthew: Madteo, Mat, Mata, Mateo, Mateus, Mateusz, Mathe, Matheu, Mathew, Matias, Matico, Matt, Matteo, Matti, Mattie, Matty, Matvey and Matyas.

Creative forms:
(male) Metz, Mitz, ..

(female) Mado, Matzi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Matz Kiyan (M.K.), ..

How popular is Matz?

Matz is a rare first name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#6159 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Matz (not in Top 2000) are Mat, Mateo (#85 from recent data), Mateusz, Mathew (#480), Matias (#458), Matt, Matteo (#191), Matthew (#15) and Mattie. Other variants, like Mathe, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Matz was more pronounced among parents during the years 1980-1989 (average #1372) and is now much diminished (#1025, 57%), with forms such as Matthew becoming less fashionable. Mateo, Matias and Matteo are three of the more fashionable baby names here. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mat, Mateo, Mateusz, Mathew, 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 Fitz, Lantz, Mac, Mace, Mack, Macy, Mads, Maik, Maks, Man, Mann, Mano, Manzo, Mar, Mar-, Marc, Mark, Maro, Marq, Marr, Mars, Mart, Marti, Marty, Marx, Marzo, Max, Maxx, Maxy, Mayo and Mays. These names tend to be more commonly used than Matz.

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