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since 1880
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in the U.S.
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Matan mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Matan

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  • A user from Indiana, United States says the name Matan is of Unknown origin and means "Gift".
  • According to a user from Maryland, United States, the name Matan is of Hebrew origin and means "Gift from god.".
  • A submission from Israel says the name Matan means "Gift from god" and is of Hebrew origin.

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Alt. Meaning

M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.

A is for articulate, a regular wordsmith

T is for treasure, of your friendship.

A is for aptitudes, your special capabilities shine

N is for neighborly, friendly to all acquaintances

Notable Persons Named Matan

Mat Zo is a musician. He plays Keyboards, mixer, synthesizer, and DJ mix. He was most prominent from 2006 to present. Mat was given the name Matan Zohar on April 30th, 1990. Mat is also known as MRSA, MRZO, and Unripelemon.


Matan was born on May 20th, 1944 in Jerusalem.


Matan Ohayon is a soccer player for the Hapoel Be'er Sheva F.C., F.C. Ironi Ashdod, Hapoel Rishon LeZion F.C., Sektzia Nes Tziona F.C., R. Charleroi S.C., Maccabi Petah Tikva F.C., Hapoel Ironi Kiryat Shmona F.C., Maccabi Haifa F.C., and Hapoel Tel Aviv F.C. Matan was born on February 25th, 1986 in Ashdod.


Matan was born on November 3rd, 1980.


Matan Cohen is a metalcore, groove metal, thrash metal, and melodic death metal musician, songwriter, and guitarist. He plays Guitar and Gibson SG. He has been prominent since 1998. Matan was born on February 8th, 1982. Matan is also known as Tim Young.


Matan Barashi is a soccer player for the Hapoel Hod HaSharon F.C., Beitar Jerusalem F.C., Hapoel Jerusalem F.C., Hapoel Katamon Jerusalem F.C., Hakoah Amidar Ramat Gan F.C., Hapoel Ironi Baqa al-Gharbiyye F.C., Israel national under-18 football team, and Israel national under-19 football team. Matan was born on May 6th, 1988 in Jerusalem.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Matan

Florante was born on March 22nd, 1983.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1985 7 0 7
1986 6 0 6
1987 9 0 9
1988 12 0 12
1989 14 0 14
1990 15 0 15
1991 10 0 10
1992 14 0 14
1993 18 0 18
1994 12 0 12
1995 13 0 13
1996 13 0 13
1997 11 0 11
1998 21 0 21
1999 32 0 32
2000 21 0 21
2001 19 0 19
2002 24 0 24
2003 22 0 22
2004 33 0 33
2005 30 0 30
2006 20 0 20
2007 29 0 29
2008 21 0 21
2009 24 0 24
2010 32 0 32
2011 26 0 26
2012 23 0 23
2013 20 0 20
2014 26 0 26
2015 23 0 23
2016 21 0 21
2017 26 0 26

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Popularity of Matan as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Matan U.S.
  White 47.13% 64.26%
  African American 35.99% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 5.73% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 3.50% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.87% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.78% 16.26%

Of Last Name Matan

People with the last name Matan are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Matan

  • How Popular is the name Matan? Matan is the 13,874th most popular name of all time. As a last name Matan was the 63,524th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Matan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 647 babies born with the first name Matan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Matan to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Matan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1985 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Matan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Matan was in 2004 with a total of 33 babies.
  • Random Matan Factoid: According to the 1993 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Matan is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1993.
  • Weird things about the name Matan: Your name in reverse order is Natam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Anatm. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Matan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 314 people with the last name Matan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Matan? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Matan as their last name since less than 1 person in 909k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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