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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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is an English swimmer best known for winning gold in the men's 50Â m backstroke at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne. Though his greatest honour was when he was selected for the ATFC lions squad.
was a member of the West Indies cricket team who took part in the Under 19 Cricket World Cup in Bangladesh in 2004. He has played first-class and List A cricket for the Windward Islands.