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Matt - Meaning of Matt

What does Matt mean?

[ 1 syll. mat(t), ma-tt ] The baby boy name Matt is pronounced as MAET †. Matt is mainly used in English, Estonian, and French, and its language of origin is Hebrew. Matt is a contracted form of the English name Matthew.

See also the related categories, hebrew, estonian, and french.

Matt is unusual as a baby name for boys. Its usage peaked modestly in 1959 with 0.045% of baby boys being named Matt. It ranked at #256 then. The baby name has since experienced a substantial decline in frequency, and is today used on a very light scale. In 2018, among the group of boy names directly related to Matt, Matthew was the most widely used.

Baby names that sound like Matt include Mat (English), Maed, Maede, Mahmúd, Maide, Mate (Hungarian), Math (Welsh), Mathe (German), Mathé, Mead (English), Meade (English), Medad, Meed, Meede, Mehmed (Turkish), Mehmoud, Mende, Mint, Minte, and Mintee.

† Pronunciation for Matt: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)"

Details of famous persons named Matt:
Actor Matt Damon, born 8 October 1970, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Actor Matt Dillon, born 18 February 1964, New Rochelle, New York.
Actor Matt Long, born 18 May 1980, Winchester, Kentucky.
Cartoonist Matt Groening, born 15 February 1954, Portland, Oregon.
Columnist Matt Drudge.


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