Meaning: Gift of the Lord
Main Origin Language: English
In 2017 the name Matthew...
• was given to 11,611 baby boys
• was the 16th most popular name for baby boys
• was 38% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in New Jersey, Florida, and California
• was least popular in North Dakota, Montana, and Nebraska
Babies Named Matthew Born Per Year
Created by BabyNameInstitute.com
Historically the name Matthew...
• achieved it's highest popularity in 1983
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1950
• is 272% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 61% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Matthew Per State
Geographically the name Matthew...
• 0% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
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Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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