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Gender: M Meaning of Matt: "gift of God" Origin of Matt: Short form of Matthew

Still one of the most appealing short forms, which goes a long way toward explaining the sustained popularity of Matthew. Matt is perennially the popular guy in high school, friendly, attractive, and comfortable with a baseball. Matty or Mattie are cute for a younger boy.

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Famous People Named Matt

Matthew Paige "Matt" Damon, American actor
Matthew Staton "Matt" Bomer, American actor
Matthew Steven "Matt" LeBlanc, American actor
Matthew Robert "Matt" Smith, English actor
Matthew "Matt" Cassel, American football player
Matthew "Matt" Kenseth, American NASCAR driver
William Matthew "Matt" Noveskey, American musician
Matthew "Matt" Flynn, American drummer
Matthew Abram "Matt" Groening, American cartoonist
Matthew "Matt" Martin, Canadian ice hockey player
Matthew "Matt" McGorry, American actor
Matthew James "Matt" Shively Jr, American actor
Matthew Joseph "Matt" Cahill, English singer

Pop Culture References for the name Matt

Matt Quinlan, main character on TV's "Cyberchase"
Matt Camden, character on TV's "Seventh Heaven"
Matt Engarde, character in Ace Attorney video game series
Matt McNamara, character on TV's "Nip/Tuck"
Matt Donovan, character in The Vampire Diaries series
Matt James Hallowell, character in "The Sign of the Beaver" by Elizabeth George Speare
Matteo "Matt" Alacrán, character in "The House of the Scorpion" by Nancy Farmer
Dr Matt Crower, character on TV's "American Gothic"