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What does Mathias mean?

Mathias Pronunciation of Mathias as a boys' name has its root in Hebrew, and the meaning of the name Mathias is "gift of God". Mathias is a variant form of Matthew (Hebrew). Mathias is also a Scandinavian, Welsh form of Matthias (German, Greek, Hebrew).


ASSOCIATED WITH scandinavian, gift


VARIANTS Mattheus, Matthaus

ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA MATTHEW, MATTHIAS Madtheos, Mata, Mateus, Mathe, Matheu, Mathew, Mathian, Mathieu, Matias, Matico, Mats, Mattaus, Matthieu, Matthiew, Matti, Mattias, Mattie, Mattieu, Matyas



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How popular is Mathias?

Mathias is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#3939 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Mathias reached its top position of #398 in the U.S. in the year 2018. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Mathew (#577 A YEAR AGO), Mathieu, Matias (#201), Matthew (#20), Matthias (#407), Mattias (#1391) and Mattie are the prominent alternative forms of Mathias (#398) appearing in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Mathias reached its peak in the 1980s (AVERAGE #1314) and is now much reduced (#874, DOWN 70%), with forms such as Mathew becoming less fashionable. Matthew is the longstanding favorite, though Matthias has become trendy as well over time.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mathias, Mathew, Mathieu, Matias, Matthew in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Agathias, Darias, Machin, Mahican (see Mohegan), Mahir, Marcas, Marius, Markiss, Mataniah, Mather, Maurids, Maurits and Tamhas. Like Mathias, these names are not commonly used.

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