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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Mathias

"Mathias" is a name of Hebrew origin, and it means "Variant of Matthias, Biblical name meaning "gift of the Lord." Aramaic derivative of Matthew". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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  1. United States athlete who won Olympic gold medals in the decathlon (born in 1930)

Notable Persons Named Mathias

Mathias was born on June 1st, 1968 in Wedel, Schleswig-Holstein, West Germany.

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Mathias Pogba is a soccer player for the Partick Thistle F.C., Celta de Vigo, Quimper Kerfeunteun F.C., Wrexham F.C., Crewe Alexandra F.C., Delfino Pescara 1936, Crawley Town F.C., and Guinea national football team. Mathias was born on August 19th, 1990 in Conakry, Guinea. Mathias is also known as Pogba and Mathias Fassou.

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Mathias Cormann is a Senator for Western Australia, Minister for Finance, Special Minister of State, SenatorforWestern Australia, Leader of the Government in the Senate (Australia), and Minister for Finance (Australia). He has been prominent since 2015. Mathias was born on September 20th, 1970 in Eupen, Belgium.

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Mathias Jørgensen is a soccer player for the F.C. Copenhagen, Boldklubben af 1893, PSV Eindhoven, Jong PSV, and Denmark national under-17 football team. Mathias was born on April 23rd, 1990 in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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Mathias Lauda is a racing driver for the Mücke Motorsport. Mathias was born on January 30th, 1981 in Salzburg, Austria.

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Mathias Ranégie is a soccer player for the Djurgårdens IF Fotboll, Levallois SC, Lärje-Angered IF, IFK Göteborg, Go Ahead Eagles, BK Häcken, Malmö FF, Udinese Calcio, Watford F.C., Millwall F.C., Dalian Yifang F.C., and Sweden national football team. Mathias was born on June 14th, 1984 in Gothenburg, Sweden.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Mathias

Sean Mathias is a theatre director, film director, writer, and actor. He has had major accomplishments since 1977. Sean was given the name Sean Gerard Mathias on March 14th, 1956 in Swansea, Wales.

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Bob Mathias was an actor, united states house of representatives, and united states marine corps. His most notable accomplishments were from 1967 to 1975. Bob was born on November 17th, 1930 in Tulare, California, USA. He left this life on September 2nd, 2006.

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Tania Mathias is a for Twickenham, Member of Parliament, and forTwickenham. Tania was born on June 21st, 1964.

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Charles Mathias was a senator. He was most prominent from 1981 to 1987. Charles was born on July 24th, 1922 in Frederick, Maryland, U.S. He passed away on January 25th, 2010.

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Mathias was born in 1941 in Agame.

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Wallis Mathias is a cricketer.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 12 0 12
1881 12 0 12
1882 14 0 14
1883 18 0 18
1884 13 0 13
1885 13 0 13
1886 11 0 11
1887 11 0 11
1888 20 0 20
1889 15 0 15
1890 20 0 20
1891 13 0 13
1892 10 0 10
1893 12 0 12
1894 9 0 9
1895 14 0 14
1896 5 0 5
1897 9 0 9
1899 5 0 5
1900 9 0 9
1903 5 0 5
1904 8 0 8
1905 8 0 8
1906 6 0 6
1907 7 0 7
1908 8 0 8
1909 11 0 11
1910 6 0 6
1911 12 0 12
1912 8 0 8
1913 33 0 33
1914 24 0 24
1915 38 0 38
1916 42 0 42
1917 39 0 39
1918 50 0 50
1919 39 0 39
1920 38 0 38
1921 31 0 31
1922 40 0 40
1923 41 0 41
1924 29 0 29
1925 28 0 28
1926 36 0 36
1927 23 0 23
1928 22 0 22
1929 22 0 22
1930 21 0 21
1931 29 0 29
1932 12 0 12
1933 15 0 15
1934 19 0 19
1935 16 0 16
1936 18 0 18
1937 16 0 16
1938 27 0 27
1939 24 0 24
1940 17 0 17
1941 11 0 11
1942 18 0 18
1943 15 0 15
1944 16 0 16
1945 11 0 11
1946 6 0 6
1947 18 0 18
1948 18 0 18
1949 9 0 9
1950 16 0 16
1951 13 0 13
1952 14 0 14
1953 10 0 10
1954 15 0 15
1955 15 0 15
1956 7 0 7
1957 15 0 15
1958 17 0 17
1959 25 0 25
1960 21 0 21
1961 16 0 16
1962 21 0 21
1963 22 0 22
1964 21 0 21
1965 7 0 7
1966 13 0 13
1967 16 0 16
1968 9 0 9
1969 13 0 13
1970 16 0 16
1971 28 0 28
1972 18 0 18
1973 23 0 23
1974 30 0 30
1975 35 0 35
1976 37 0 37
1977 35 0 35
1978 48 0 48
1979 42 0 42
1980 42 0 42
1981 43 0 43
1982 43 0 43
1983 35 0 35
1984 40 0 40
1985 47 0 47
1986 42 0 42
1987 50 0 50
1988 72 0 72
1989 54 0 54
1990 54 0 54
1991 71 0 71
1992 55 0 55
1993 56 0 56
1994 65 0 65
1995 67 0 67
1996 82 0 82
1997 77 0 77
1998 84 0 84
1999 90 0 90
2000 91 0 91
2001 109 0 109
2002 137 0 137
2003 172 0 172
2004 252 0 252
2005 233 0 233
2006 285 0 285
2007 281 0 281
2008 299 0 299
2009 288 0 288
2010 315 0 315
2011 335 0 335
2012 352 0 352
2013 390 0 390
2014 473 0 473
2015 508 0 508
2016 598 0 598
2017 657 0 657

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Popularity of Mathias as a first name

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Popularity of Mathias as a last name

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Common last names for Mathias

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Mathias U.S.
  White 85.64% 64.26%
  African American 4.88% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 3.78% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.95% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.83% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.91% 16.26%

Of Last Name Mathias

People with the last name Mathias are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Mathias

  • What name lists does Mathias rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Mathias? Mathias is the 2,711th most popular name of all time. As a last name Mathias was the 4,014th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Mathias have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 8,797 babies born with the first name Mathias in the United States. That's more than enough people named Mathias to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Mathias? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 12 new born babies.
  • When was Mathias first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Mathias is Friday, November 30th, 1866.
  • What year had the most people named Mathias born? The highest recorded use of the first name Mathias was in 2017 with a total of 657 babies.
  • Random Mathias Factoid: According to the 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Mathias is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 18 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2005.
  • Weird things about the name Mathias: Your name in reverse order is Saihtam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mtsaiah. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Mathias? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 8,851 people with the last name Mathias.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Mathias? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Mathias as their last name.

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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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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