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.
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".
-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-)