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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Matha

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  1. (biblical) Matthew the Evangelist, one of the twelve disciples.
  2. The Gospel of St. Matthew, a book of the New Testament of the Bible.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Matha

Saint John of Matha was a saint. He holds the title Confessor; Founder of the Trinitarians. Saint was born on June 23rd, 1160 in Faucon-de-Barcelonnette. He left this life on December 17th, 1213.


Walter was born on September 25th, 1914.


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Popularity of Matha as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Matha U.S.
  White 47.06% 64.26%
  African American 4.28% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 21.93% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 23.53% 16.26%

Of Last Name Matha

People with the last name Matha are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Matha

  • How Popular is the name Matha? Matha is the 21,081st most popular name of all time. As a last name Matha was the 97,210th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Matha have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 319 babies born with the first name Matha in the United States. That's more than enough people named Matha to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Matha? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1893 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Matha first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Matha is Saturday, December 13th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Matha born? The highest recorded use of the first name Matha was in 1917 with a total of 17 babies.
  • Random Matha Factoid: According to the 1917 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Matha is not a popular baby girl's name in Arkansas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Arkansas have the same name as you in 1917.
  • Weird things about the name Matha: Your name in reverse order is Ahtam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hmata. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Matha? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 187 people with the last name Matha.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Matha? Matha is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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