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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Matheu mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Matheu

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M is for mystery, the part of you that cannot be explained.

A is for adorable, how precious

T is for touching, the way you show you are.

H is for heavenly, your spirit is strong.

E is for encouraging, thanks for the motivation!

U is for useful, always to others.

Notable Persons Named Matheu

Matheu Preá is an athlete for the Clube Atlético do Porto.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Matheu

Joan Clos i Matheu is a Minister of Industry, and Josep Piqué i Camps. Their most notable accomplishments were from 1997 to 2006. Joan was born on June 29th, 1949 in Parets del Vallès.


Domingo Matheu was a Committee member of the Primera Junta and Committee member of thePrimera Junta. Domingo was given the name Domingo Bartolomé Francisco Matheu on August 4th, 1765 in Barcelona. He passed away on March 28th, 1831.


Carlos Matheu is a soccer player for the Club Atlético Banfield, Club Atlético Independiente, Cagliari Calcio, Atalanta B.C., S.S. Robur Siena, Defensa y Justicia, and Argentina national football team. Carlos was born on May 13th, 1985 in Quilmes.


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Popularity of Matheu as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Matheu U.S.
  White 37.22% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.84% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 58.81% 16.26%

Of Last Name Matheu

People with the last name Matheu are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Matheu

  • How Popular is the name Matheu? Matheu is the 25,986th most popular name of all time. As a last name Matheu was the 57,781st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Matheu have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 214 babies born with the first name Matheu in the United States. That's more than enough people named Matheu 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 Matheu? 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 Matheu first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Matheu is Tuesday, August 8th, 1882.
  • What year had the most people named Matheu born? The highest recorded use of the first name Matheu was in 2006 with a total of 21 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Matheu: Your name in reverse order is Uehtam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Umthea. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Matheu? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 352 people with the last name Matheu.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Matheu? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Matheu as their last name since less than 1 person in 833k 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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