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.
Matthew Name also appears in following Origin(s): English, Hawaiian, Hebrew, Biblical
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Meaning of Matthew in Hebrew origin/culture for Boy name with history and fame details.