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Gender: Male Origin of Mathew: Spelling variation of Matthew Mathew's Popularity in 2017: #551

The name Mathew is a boy's name . Mathew is ranked #551 on our popularity charts and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".

From the experts:

There was a time in the early twentieth century when Matthew and Mathew were closer together in terms of popularity; today, Matthew is America's clear preference.

Another drawback to Mathew: Without the second T, it looks more like everyone's least-favorite subject in high school.

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Famous People Named Mathew

Mathew William "Mat" Kearney, American singer
Mathew Baynton, English actor
Mathew B. Brady, American photographer
Mathew Waters, Australian actor
Mathew Knowles, father of American singer Beyoncé Knowles
Mathew James "Matt" Willis, bassist of British band Busted
Mathew Tyler Oakley, American vlogger

Pop Culture References for the name Mathew

Mathew, character in Kresley Cole's "The Arcana Chronicles"
Matthew Cooper (Chad Allen), from the TV show Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman