Meaning and Origin of Matthews - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Matthews

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Hebrew : Gift of God

Family name origins & meanings:

  • English : patronymic from Matthew. In North America, this form has assimilated numerous vernacular derivatives in other languages of Latin Mat(t)hias and Matthaeus.
  • Irish (Ulster and County Louth) : used as an Americanized form of McMahon.

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