Matthias: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Matthias

The Aramaic version of the Hebrew name Matthew, meaning “gift of God.” If you like the name Matthew but don’t want to name your kid something ending in “ew,” then Matthias is a stellar choice.

Nicknames:

Matt, Matty, Mati.

Famous people named Matthias:

Biblical apostle St. Matthias; botanist and founder of cell theory Matthias Schleiden; painter Matthias Grünewald; YouTuber Matthias Frederick.

Fun fact:

Matthias is the name of the main character (who happens to be a mouse) in Brian Jacques’ fantasy series Redwall.

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