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matthias

LANGUAGE FAMILY:
afro-asiatic > semitic > central semitic > hebrew
ORIGIN:
hebrew 
NAME ROOT:
MATTITHYÂH / MATTITHYÂHÛ > MATTATHíAS / MATTHAíOS > MATTHIAS
NATIVE NAME ROOT:
MATTITHYÂH (מַתִּתְיָה) MATTATHíAS (Ματταθίας) MATTHAíOS (Ματθαίος)
MEANING:
This name derives from the Hebrew name “Mattithyâh / Mattithyâhû”, transliterated into Greek as "Mattathías (Ματταθίας)”, which was shortened to "Matthaíos (Ματθαῖος)”, meaning “gift of the lord, gift of Yahweh”. 1) It was first named to Saint Matthew, who was one of the twelve disciples of Jesus in Christian theology and is the author of the Gospel of Matthew. The name Matthew became popular during the Middle Ages in North-West Europe and appears in many European languages. The name has been very common throughout the English-speaking world since the 1970s. The feast day is traditionally celebrated on September 21 (Catholic Church) or November 16 (Orthodox Church) in memory of Saint Matthew, Apostle, and Evangelist. 2) Matthew of Albano († 1134) was a French Benedictine monk and Cardinal, and papal legate. He is a Catholic saint. 3) Matteo Maria Boiardo 1434–1494) was an Italian Renaissance poet. According to the United States Social Security card applications in 2016, the name Matthew ranked 15th out of the top 100 names chosen by parents for their baby boys.
KEYWORDS:
BIBLICAL / RELIGION (SAINTS)

Usage

  • danishdanish
  • dutchdutch
  • frenchfrench
  • germangerman
  • latinlatin
  • norwegiannorwegian
  • old danishold danish
  • swedishswedish

Related names

VARIANTS
danish
matthew, mateo, mathias, mathis, mateus, matheus, mattias, mattæus, matheo, mathæus, matias, matis, mattis, matteus, matthes, mattheus, matthies, matthis, matthæus, matæus, mateu
dutch
matthew, matthijs, mattijs, matteüs, mattheus, mathijs
french
mathieu, matthieu, mathias, mathis, matheo
german
mathias, mathis, matthÄus, matteo, mattias, mattes, mattis
latin
mattheus, Mazeus, Mazzeus
norwegian
matthew, mateo, mathias, mathis, mateus, matheus, mattias, matheo, matias, mattis, matteus, mattheus, mateu
old danish
mattheus
swedish
matthew, mateo, mathias, mateus, matheus, mattias, matheo, matias, mattes, mattis, matteus, mattheus, matthis, mateu
FEMININE
danish
Mathia
french
matthÉa
german
matthäa, mathea
norwegian
matea, mattea, mathea, matja
swedish
Matthia, Mathia, Mattia
PET & SHORT FORM
danish
matt, mads, mats, diesel, mathies, theis, tajs, teis, tejs, teys, thais, thajs, theiss, thejs, thias, tias, Matti, Madi, Mati, Matz
dutch
thijs, mat, Teeuw, Teeuwis, Theeuw, Theeuwes, Thies, Thijsje, Tieske, Matje, Thys, Tijs, Tys
german
mads, mats, hias, Matti, Thies, Matz
norwegian
matt, mads, mats, teis, Matti, Mati, Matz
old danish
mads
swedish
matt, mads, mats, matty, diesel, Matti, Madi, Mati, Matta, Matte, Matz

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
ancient greek
matthaíos
arabic
mattà
armenian
Matʿyevos
basque
matia
belarusian
maciey
catalan
mateo
croatian
matej, mateo, matija
czech
matej, matěj, matouš, matyáš
english
matthew
estonian
mattias, matis
faroese
mattias, matteus, Mattas
finnish
mateo, mathias, mateus, matheus, matvei, mattias, matfei, matheo, matiaas, matias, matjas, matsju, mattis, matteus, mattheus, matvee, mateu
georgian
Mat'e
greek
Maththaíos
greenlandic
mathæus
hebrew
mattai, matityahu
hungarian - magyar
mátyás, mÁtÉ
icelandic
mathías, matthías, Mattías
indian - malayalam
matha, maththaayi
irish
matthew, maitiú
italian
matteo, mattia, maffeo, maffei, maffeis, maffa, maffio, maffai, maffeisa, Mattio, Mazzeo
latvian
matīss, matejs
lithuanian
matas, Motiejus
macedonian
matej
old norse
mattias, matteus, Mathios
old swedish
mattias, matteus
polish
mateusz, maciej
portuguese
mateus, matheus, matias, mateu
romanian
matei
russian
matfey, matvey
scottish
matthew
serbian
matija, matеja
slovak
matej, matúš
slovene
matej, matija, matjaž, matúš, Mataj
spanish
mateo, Matías
ukrainian
matviy
welsh
matthew

Geographical spread (only living languages)

Popularity & Ranking

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New Age curiosities (only for entertainment purposes)

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Numerological Values:
1

The number 1 is associated with leadership and independence. People with this name-number demonstrate great inner strength and have much potential for financial success and other accomplishments in life. These individuals are believed to make good use of their inborn talents and leadership abilities to influence and lead people.

Chakra Number:
1: The number of the Root Chakra "Muladhara"

The first of the seven energy centers, Muladhara is also the most dense of them all. The main color of this chakra is red which is also the most dense color of all. Learn about the meaning of red chakra color and discover the less known second color found at the centre of muladhara.

Color meaning:

The color red is a warm and positive color associated with our most physical needs and our will to survive. It exudes a strong and powerful masculine energy. Red is energizing. It excites the emotions and motivates us to take action. It signifies a pioneering spirit and leadership qualities, promoting ambition and determination. It is also strong-willed and can give confidence to those who are shy or lacking in will power.

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Notable people and personalities​

Matthias Ettrich (born 1972) German Computer Scientist
Matthias Felleisen, German Computer Science Professor
Matthias Flacius Illyricus (1520–1575) Lutheran Reformer From Istria
Matthias Frings (born 1953) German Journalist, Tv Presenter And Writer
Matthias Grünewald (~1470–1528), German Renaissance Painter
Matthias Jabs (born 1955) German Guitarist And Songwriter
Matthias Jakob Schleiden (1804–1881) German Botanist And Co-founder Of The Cell Theory
Matthias Lechner (born 1970) German Motion Picture Set Designer And Art Director
Matthias Platzeck (born 1953) German Politician
Matthias Sammer (born 1967) Retired German Football Player
Matthias Schoenaerts (born 1977) Belgian Actor
Matthias Weckmann (1616–1674) German Musician