Matthew meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Matthew No. of characters: 7 Gender: BoyOrigin: Hebrew
How to pronounce Matthew ma-tthew What does my name mean? 
Meanings: Gift Of YAHWEH Gift of the Lord Gift of God and Bear

Matthew was ranked 15 in 2016 boys names list in US and remain unchanged from its previous ranking in 2015. Matthew was ranked 944 in 2016 US female names list and elevated by 0.74% from its previous ranking of 951 in 2015.

Full form of Matthew : Mature Adept Talkative Thorough Hard working Eccentric Warm-Hearted

Matthew is a very very popular first name for a boy in England & Wales which is popular since 1996 and ranked 47 in 2015. Around 75301 people wear Matthew as their first name. Matthew is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Matthew was a widely used first name for boy but is an uncommon first name for a girl which is a rare girl name since 2016 and ranked 15 (0.319400% bearer) in 2016 in US. Around 1584209 people wear Matthew as their first name. Anglo-Saxon form of Matthew. Comes from the Hebrew "matithi and yah" means: "gift of God" is feasted on September 21st. Name seems a United States native name if we look into the dominance Matthew showcases in the charts. 0.438281% of people in US have this given name.

Complete history of Matthew
YearRankOccurence
Popular boy name in
1912149380
1913146491
1914148613
1915149798
1916145825
1917146862
1918145963
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History of Matthew

St. Matthew was one of the twelve apostles. Before following Jesus, he was a tax collector. This business had very bad reputations and we did not appreciate that Christ was interested in him. At the request of Jesus, he left everything on the spot and followed Him. We owe to Matthew the first Gospel, written in the 60s. After Pentecost, Matthew went to bring the good word to Ethiopia where he died martyred.

Expression number of Matthew is 9. Rather exuberant, warm, generous, they have a will a little fluctuating. Matthew are idealistic who embrace the principles of compassion and forgiveness. You often have to force them to get to the end of things. Matthew are visionary who is wiling to make a better world and have the ability to influence masses. Passionate, they work stubbornly if they are interested. Matthew are also creative and imaginative that gives them an artistic talent. Enough to be influenced, they never dare to say "no" because they do not want to please. Affectionate, tender, they are great sentimentals. Charmeurs, they are customary of thunderbolts and favorites.

Names that rhyme with Matthew Famous people named Matthew
Paige Matthews in Crocodile Dundee as Actress
Melissa Matthews in Lollipop Man as Actress
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Sara Matthews in Flight to Danger as Actress
Laura Matthews in Pride as Actress
Dawn Matthews in Racing Stripes as Actress
Viki Matthews in The Big Town as Actress
Hyla Matthews in The Brothers Solomon as Actress
Pamela Matthews in The Sound of Music as Miscellaneous Crew
Chloe Matthews in Littleman as Actress
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Other variants of Matthew :Matia Matthaios Matthias Mattityahu Mattheus Matey Mateu Matej Mateo Mate Matija Matko Mato Matouš Matěj Matyáš Mads Mathias Matthijs Thijs Ties Matti Matias Matéo Mathéo Mathieu Matthieu Mathis Mathys Matthäus Mattias Makaio Mattithyahu Máté Mátyás Maitiú Matteo Mattia Matas Matteus Mats Mateusz Maciej Mateus Matheus Matei Matfey Matvei Matvey Motya Mateja Matúš Matevž Matic Matjaž Tjaž Matías  English Boy Names :  A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
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