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Matthew meaning

Name :

Matthew

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Gender :
Masculine
Meaning of Matthew :

Origin of name Matthew :
Hebrew
Matthew Numerology :
Personality No. 3. People with the name Matthew are jovial & love to talk. They also love children & pets. They are creative & try to do too many things. They must express themselves. They are very social & great uplifters. Person with name Matthew having 3 as Personality number are ambitious & philosophical. They are versatile & have an optimistic attitude. They are zealous & conscientious. More Numerology
Variant Baby Names of Matthew:

Madteo, Madteos, Madtheos, Mat, Mata, Mateo, Mateus, Mateusz, Mathé, Matheu, Mathew, Math, Matt, Matty, Mat

Rhyming Names of Matthew: 
Matthew with popular Hebrew Surnames:

Matthew Peres,   Matthew Scharf,   Matthew Ridder

Popularity Rank :

Matthew was ranked top 204 in American in year 1930 and most recently ranked 15 in American in year 2015 More about rank of Matthew

Names Similar to Matthew :

The masculine name Matthew is the English version of Matthaios that is the Greek version of the Hebrew name Mattityahu that means “gift of Yahweh”. One of the twelve apostles has the name Matthew, who was a tax collector and an author of the first gospel that is found in the New Testament.


The name has been used as an English name since the Middle Ages. There have been many notable people with the name, like Matthew Perry the American naval officer who navigated a delegation to Japan.

More About Hebrew Name : Matthew

  • Biblical: St. Matthew is the patron saint of tax collectors and customs, who wrote the first Gospel account of the life of Jesus.

  • Matthew is the English form of the Hebrew name Mattityahu meaning gift of God, through the Greek Matthaios. Matthew is an anglicisation of the Irishname Mathúin, meaning bear. It was first named to Saint Matthew.

  • A derivative of Latin Matthaeus and Greek Matthaios,name has its root in the Hebrew Matityah, which is derived from mattīthyāh (gift of God).

  • It means Bear in Irish.

Famous Name Matthew

  • Matthew Foreman

    is a set theorist at University of California, Irvine. He has made contributions in widely varying areas of set theory, including descriptive set theory, forcing, and infinitary combinatorics.Foreman proved the consistency of that for every uncountable re

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  • Alexander Matthew

    was a Scottish-born insurance company manager and political figure in British Columbia. He represented Vancouver Centre from 1953 to 1966 as a Social Credit member.

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Matthew Name also appears in following Origin(s): English, Hawaiian, Hebrew, Biblical

Matthew also appears in following countries/origins/languages: American, Hawaiian, Australian, Chinese, Czechoslovakian

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  • What does the name Matthew mean? :

    Baby boy name meaning Gift Of The Lord in Hebrew. Matthew also named in American, Hawaiian, Australian, Chinese, Czechoslovakian for boy . We have received lots of suggestion from our website users on baby names. We are thankful for all the contribution on meaning of boy name Matthew. What does the name Matthew mean in other origin if you know then please suggest. Further suggestion or detail on what is the meaning of name Matthew. History of name and famous personality with Matthew will help to update our database and other website users.

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