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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Mathan

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  • According to a user from Philippines, the name Mathan is of Unknown origin and means "Gift of God".
  • A submission from Oklahoma, United States says the name Mathan means "Gift of God." and is of Hebrew origin.
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From Old Irish mathgamain.

  1. bear

Notable Persons Named Mathan

Mathan Tharakan was a poet, writer, and lyricist. Mathan was born on September 5th, 1903 in Puthencavu, Chengannur, Kerala, India. He passed away on April 5th, 1993.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Mathan

George was born on September 25th, 1819 in Kidangannoor. He passed away on March 4th, 1870.


M. was born on September 19th, 1932 in Ithalur, Nilgiris district.


Fun Facts about the name Mathan

  • How Popular is the name Mathan? Mathan is the 30,913th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Mathan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 149 babies born with the first name Mathan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Mathan 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 Mathan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1975 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Mathan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Mathan is Sunday, August 24th, 1884.
  • What year had the most people named Mathan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Mathan was in 1984 with a total of 10 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Mathan: Your name in reverse order is Nahtam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Amanth. How do you pronounce that?

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