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1k
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since 1880
Last Name
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Mattew

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  • A user from United States says the name Mattew is of English origin and means "Gift of God".
  • A submission from Michigan, United States says the name Mattew means "The one who teaches God's grace" and is of Unknown origin.

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Alt. Meaning

M is for marvelous, which is how others see you

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

T is for tender, loving nature.

T is for teacher, you truly are.

E is for eager, let's get started!

W is for wanderlust, travel is near!

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1925 5 0 5
1957 6 0 6
1958 9 0 9
1960 9 0 9
1961 8 0 8
1962 5 0 5
1963 10 0 10
1965 6 0 6
1966 9 0 9
1967 8 0 8
1968 13 0 13
1969 9 0 9
1970 10 0 10
1971 16 0 16
1972 17 0 17
1973 17 0 17
1974 18 0 18
1975 21 0 21
1976 28 0 28
1977 17 0 17
1978 24 0 24
1979 23 0 23
1980 25 0 25
1981 40 0 40
1982 34 0 34
1983 50 0 50
1984 37 0 37
1985 46 0 46
1986 53 0 53
1987 58 0 58
1988 40 0 40
1989 50 0 50
1990 30 0 30
1991 20 0 20
1992 17 0 17
1993 19 0 19
1994 21 0 21
1995 15 0 15
1996 23 0 23
1997 12 0 12
1998 15 0 15
1999 17 0 17
2000 12 0 12
2001 13 0 13
2002 17 0 17
2003 10 0 10
2004 14 0 14
2005 14 0 14
2006 20 0 20
2007 19 0 19
2008 8 0 8
2009 16 0 16
2010 6 0 6
2011 13 0 13
2012 14 0 14
2013 10 0 10
2014 11 0 11
2015 17 0 17
2016 19 0 19
2017 19 0 19

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Popularity of Mattew as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Mattew

  • How Popular is the name Mattew? Mattew is the 9,574th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Mattew have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,162 babies born with the first name Mattew in the United States. That's more than enough people named Mattew to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Mattew? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1925 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Mattew first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Mattew is Monday, September 26th, 1887.
  • What year had the most people named Mattew born? The highest recorded use of the first name Mattew was in 1987 with a total of 58 babies.
  • Random Mattew Factoid: According to the 1987 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Mattew 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 1987.
  • Weird things about the name Mattew: Your name in reverse order is Wettam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tmewat. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Mattew born Jul 4, 1999

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of France approximately on 850. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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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).