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Mathew

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1.6m Matthew (English)
33k Mateo (Spanish)
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11k Matteo (Italian)
2k Mathieu (French)
2k Mattea (Latin)
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< 1k Matia (Spanish)
< 1k Mattia (Rumantsch)

How popular is the baby name Mathew in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 60 0 60
1881 55 0 55
1882 47 0 47
1883 37 0 37
1884 53 0 53
1885 34 0 34
1886 48 0 48
1887 31 0 31
1888 67 0 67
1889 42 0 42
1890 43 0 43
1891 44 0 44
1892 55 0 55
1893 39 0 39
1894 30 0 30
1895 33 0 33
1896 40 0 40
1897 50 0 50
1898 42 0 42
1899 39 0 39
1900 57 0 57
1901 39 0 39
1902 40 0 40
1903 34 0 34
1904 29 0 29
1905 36 0 36
1906 21 0 21
1907 54 0 54
1908 33 0 33
1909 42 0 42
1910 53 0 53
1911 45 0 45
1912 121 0 121
1913 140 0 140
1914 143 0 143
1915 204 0 204
1916 217 0 217
1917 208 0 208
1918 206 0 206
1919 247 0 247
1920 207 0 207
1921 192 0 192
1922 204 0 204
1923 177 0 177
1924 192 0 192
1925 163 0 163
1926 167 0 167
1927 147 0 147
1928 154 0 154
1929 136 0 136
1930 121 0 121
1931 97 0 97
1932 101 0 101
1933 89 0 89
1934 91 0 91
1935 90 0 90
1936 83 0 83
1937 75 0 75
1938 78 0 78
1939 66 0 66
1940 89 0 89
1941 82 0 82
1942 78 0 78
1943 83 0 83
1944 76 0 76
1945 90 0 90
1946 77 0 77
1947 94 0 94
1948 82 0 82
1949 116 0 116
1950 89 0 89
1951 123 0 123
1952 140 0 140
1953 161 0 161
1954 182 0 182
1955 174 0 174
1956 231 0 231
1957 251 0 251
1958 348 0 348
1959 359 0 359
1960 338 0 338
1961 345 0 345
1962 325 0 325
1963 414 0 414
1964 447 0 447
1965 444 0 444
1966 476 0 476
1967 595 0 595
1968 619 0 619
1969 658 0 658
1970 830 0 830
1971 935 0 935
1972 909 0 909
1973 1,035 8 1,027
1974 1,091 8 1,083
1975 1,133 7 1,126
1976 1,168 5 1,163
1977 1,246 5 1,241
1978 1,296 12 1,284
1979 1,268 11 1,257
1980 1,341 7 1,334
1981 1,625 0 1,625
1982 1,718 5 1,713
1983 1,876 10 1,866
1984 1,984 15 1,969
1985 1,896 17 1,879
1986 1,982 17 1,965
1987 2,059 14 2,045
1988 2,070 9 2,061
1989 2,171 9 2,162
1990 2,184 10 2,174
1991 1,993 9 1,984
1992 1,840 8 1,832
1993 1,716 11 1,705
1994 1,634 0 1,634
1995 1,599 0 1,599
1996 1,514 0 1,514
1997 1,433 0 1,433
1998 1,450 0 1,450
1999 1,476 5 1,471
2000 1,348 5 1,343
2001 1,272 0 1,272
2002 1,121 0 1,121
2003 1,124 0 1,124
2004 1,091 0 1,091
2005 1,090 0 1,090
2006 1,009 0 1,009
2007 925 0 925
2008 828 0 828
2009 799 0 799
2010 699 0 699
2011 690 0 690
2012 655 0 655
2013 670 0 670
2014 622 0 622
2015 619 0 619

Want to know about the popularity of the Mathew baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 74,108 babies born with the name Mathew in the United States. That's more than enough Mathews to occupy the country of Dominica with an estimated population of 71,293 (as of May 14, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 60 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Mathew" was in 1990 with a total of 2,174 babies. (That's a lot of baby Mathews)

According to the 1978 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Mathew" ranks #101 in popularity as a baby boy's name in North Dakota. Imagine that, 11 babies in North Dakota have the same name as you in 1978. Across the entire United States a total of 1,296 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Mathew" mean? The list below shows the origins of Mathew as well as things modernly associated with the name Mathew such as celebrities named Mathew.

Origin and Meaning of Mathew

The name "Mathew" is of English origin, and it means "Gift of God". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Matt Willis

Matt Willis is a musiciansinger-songwritertelevision presenteractor specializing in pop rockpop punk music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 2 to present. Matt was born in 1983 as Mathew James Willis in Tooting, South London, England.

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Mathew Horne

Mathew Horne is an actor, stand-up comedian, television presenter, and writer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 2 to present. Mathew was born in 1978 as Mathew Frazer Horne in Nottingham, England.

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Mathew St. Patrick

Mathew St. Patrick is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1996 to present. Mathew was born in 1968 as Patrick Mathews in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Mathew

Mathew Knowles

Alternative Meanings

M is for mighty, your inner strength.

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

T is for treasure, that of your friendship.

H is for hope, the encouragement you give.

E is for endear, all those you touch.

W is for wonder, the child in us all.

Your name in reverse order is "Wehtam". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Mawhte". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Mathew born May 17, 1987

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Burma approximately on 950. Your profession was banker, usurer, moneylender, and judge.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn determination and persistency. Every misfortune should crash upon your strong will.

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