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Updated May 24, 2023

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Boy name origins & meanings

  • Hebrew : Gift of God
  • Scandinavian : Gift from God

What does Matias mean and stand for?

The name Matias is of Hebrew origin and means "gift of God." It has become a popular variation of the traditional name Matthew.

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How Popular Is The Name Matias

Family name origins & meanings

  • Spanish (Matías), Portuguese, and Dutch : from the personal name (see Matthew).
  • Americanized form of Czech Mat’áš (from Czech Matěj), or of some other Slavic form of the personal name Mathias (see Matthew).

What Does the Name Matias Mean?

The name Matias is the Spanish variation of the popular name Matthew. The name means "gift of God."

How Popular is the Name Matias?

Matias is the number 225 most popular boys name in the US, according to 2021 Social Security Administration data. It has become increasingly popular since appearing on the list in 2004. Despite its steady rise in popularity, Matias has been fairly stagnant since 2019.

Matias has only recently become popular as the Spanish variation of the classic name Matthew. Many famous soccer players carry the name.

Popularity of the Name Matias in the United States

According to Google search data analysis, in the last five years Matias was at its peak popularity in June 2019.

Matias was searched for most often in the following states:

  • Florida
  • California
  • New York
  • District of Columbia
  • Texas

Famous People Named Matias and Matias in Pop Culture

Matias is only recently popular, most likely due to the increase in soccer stars. The name also recently appeared in the series The Thing.

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