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Mathew - Meaning of Mathew

What does Mathew mean?

[ 2 syll. mat-hew, ma-th-ew ] The baby boy name Mathew is pronounced MEY-THYuw- †. Mathew's origin is Hebrew, and its use, English and Welsh. Mathew is a spelling variant of the English Matthew.

See also the related categories, hebrew and welsh.

Mathew is an all-time favorite. Today it is still a fairly popular baby name for boys, though to a lesser extent than it was previously. The name increased in popularity from the 1940s up to the 1980s. At the modest height of its usage in 1984, 0.105% of baby boys were named Mathew. Its ranking then was #139. The baby name has since slipped in popularity. In 2018, it ranked at #577 with a usage of 0.025%. Within the group of boy names directly related to Mathew, Matthew was the most commonly used. Its use outnumbered Mathew's by 21 times in 2018.

Baby names that sound like Mathew include Maddee, Maddey, Maddi, Maddie (English), Maddy (English), Madhou, Madhu (Indian), Madhue, Madu (African and Igbo), Mahdi (Arabic and Iranian), Mahmood (Turkish), Mahmoud (Arabic), Mahmud (Arabic and Turkish), Majead, Majyd, Mamdou, Mamdouh, Mamdu, Manda, and Mandea.

† Pronunciation for Mathew: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; TH as in "theme (TH.IY.M)" ; Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; UW as in "two (T.UW)"

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