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Matthew Name Meaning

Matthew meaning

Name :

Matthew

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Gender :
Masculine
Meaning of Matthew :

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Pronounciation
of Name Matthew :
/MATH-yoo/
Etymology
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History
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Popular In :
Northern Ireland, US, Canada, Scotland, Australia
Information about the
Name of Matthew :
"Matthew" is a favorite name across different English-speaking countries. It's so popular that there are songs written on it including those by John Denver, Cat Stevens, and The Monkees.
Famous People with
Name Matthew :
Matthew Broderick is an American singer and actor who is best known for playing the adult voice of Simba in the Disney trilogy movie "The Lion King". Matthew McConaughey is an American actor who played in the comedy movie "Dazed and Confused". Matthew Perry is a Canadian-American actor famous for playing the role of "Chandler Bing" on the popular TV sitcom Friends.
Variant Names of Matthew:

Madteo, Madteos, Madtheos, Mat, Mata, Mateo, Mateus, Mateusz, Mathé, Matheu, Mathew, Math, Matt, Matty, Mat, Madteo, Madteos, Madtheos, Mat, Mata, Mateo, Mateus, Mateusz, Mathe, Matheu, Mathew, Math, Mateo,  Mathew, Mathias,  Mathieu,  Matt,  Matthias,  Matias, Matteo, Matheus,  Mathis,  Mads

Matia (Basque), Matey (Bulgarian), Mateo (Spanish)

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Popularity Rank :

Matthew name was top ranked at 204 position in American during year 1930and most recently ranked at 15 position in American during year 2015

     

Name Matthew has been Most Popular throughout the last hundred plus years and ranked at 16 position. 1566027 numbers of people were named Matthew so far in last 100 years. (SSA) More about rank of Matthew

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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.

Matthew Numerology :
Personality No. 3. People with 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 Matthew having 3 as Personality number are ambitious & philosophical. They are versatile & have an optimistic attitude. They are zealous & conscientious. More Numerology

More About 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.

Name Analysis of Matthew

Character Analysis of Matthew : Persons with the name Matthew, have a great deal of self-confidence and are therefore likely to achieve success. They are generally work-oriented Persons who have a plan for everything they do. They are disciplined and have a high standard of honesty, are dependable, serious-minded individuals who need to be practical about all that they do.

Love Life of Matthew : Persons are voracious regarding intimate impulses & want to try everything and love freedom in all respects.

Name Letter Analysis of Matthew

M : Persons are a workaholic! A high-energy workhorse, Persons don't need much sleep and are very healthy

A : Persons are their own person: ambitious and freethinking

T : Persons like life in the fast lane

T : Persons like life in the fast lane

H : Persons are a visionary, but they also tend to make a lot of money and lose it fast

E : Persons are freedom-loving, sensual and enthusiastic

W : Persons think from the gut and have a great sense of purpose

Astrological (Vedic) Aspect of Name Matthew

Acoording to vedic astrology , Rashi for the name Matthew is Simha or Sinh and Moon sign associated with the name Matthew is Leo.

The name Matthew has Fire element. Sun is the Ruling Planet for the name Matthew . The name Matthew having moon sign as Leo is represented by The Lion and considered as Fixed .

Normally, people with the name Matthew keep their promises. They like to live a king size life. Such people stay in their limits and are fearless.

Other name options, having Leo moon sign are name starting with : Ma, Me, Mu, Mi, Mo, Ta, Ti, Tu, Te, To, Mr, Ta, Ts.

Nakshatra (Vedic) of Name Matthew

The name Matthew is suitable for baby born in Magha nakshatra

Magha Nakshatra: "The bountiful"

Lord: Ketu (south lunar node)
Symbol : Royal Throne
Deity : Pitrs, 'The Fathers', family ancestors
Indian zodiac: 0° - 13°20' Simha
Western zodiac 26° Leo - 9°20' Virgo
Other name options, having Magha nakashatra are name starting with : Ma,  Mi,  Mu,  Me.

Famous Name Matthew

  • Matthew Doyle

    is a former American and later Irish professional tour tennis player. His best result was reaching the fourth round of the U.S. Open in 1982. He was also a long-time Irish Davis Cup player. Doyle defeated Ricardo Acuna, Mark Edmondson and Hans Simonsson,

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  • Catriona Matthew

    (née Lambert) (born on 25 August 1969) is a Scottish professional golfe

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