Matthew

Colors Related to this Name: Red

Qualities Related to this Name: Compassionate, Idealistic

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #15 in 2013 and #16 in 2014.

Famous People

Matthew McConaughey (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Matthew Gray Gubler (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Matthew Perry (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Matthew Broderick (Movie Actor,Singer), Matthew Lawrence (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Matthew Lillard (Movie Actor), Matthew Underwood (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Matthew Fox (Movie Actor,TV Actor)

Meaning

In English

Origin: From earlier Matheu, from Old French Mathieu, from Latin Matthaeus, from Ancient Greek Ματθαῖος ‎(Matthaîos), from Hebrew מַתִּתְיָהוּ ‎(mattiṯyāhū), meaning "gift of the Lord".

Meaning(s):

-Matthew the Evangelist, one of the twelve Apostles. A publican or tax-collector at Capernaum and credited with the authorship of the Gospel of Matthew.

-(biblical) The Gospel of St. Matthew, the first book of the New Testament of the Bible. Traditionally the first of the four gospels, a book attributed to Matthew the Evangelist.

-( male name -comes from the Hebrew language-) of biblical origin.

-(last name patronymic -comes from the language-)