Meaning of First Name: Matthew
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Matthew is a very popular first name for men (#25 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#2827 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
Matthew \m(a)-tthew\ as a boy's name is pronounced MATH-yoo. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Matthew is "gift of God". Biblical: the name of one of the twelve apostles, who wrote the first Gospel account of the life of Jesus. His name is a form of the Hebrew name Mattathia. The alternate spelling Mathew is an English surname variant spelling. Mateo is a Spanish form; Matteo is Italian; Mateus is Portuguese. Mathieu and Matthieu are French forms. Actors Matthew Broderick, Matthew Modin
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Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, Population Analysis & Evaluation Staff.
Lastnames provided above include all lastnames with over 0.001% frequency in the US population during the 1990 census. The table above includes over 50000 most common last names in America.