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Gender: Male Meaning of Mathis: "gift of God" Origin of Mathis: French and German form of Matthias or Matthew

The name Mathis is a boy's name of German origin meaning "gift of God". Mathis and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Blessed and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia".

From the experts:

Very popular in France, this name -- pronounced mat-tees, like the surname of the painter Matisse -- might make an appealing new way to say Matthew here.

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Famous People Named Mathis

Mathis Bolly, Norwegian-Ivorian footballer
Mathis Olimb, Norwegian ice hockey player
Mathis Künzler, Swiss actor
Mathis Mathisen, Norwegian novelist
Mathis Mootz, German electronic musician and DJ
Mathis Rougerie (b. 2007), son of Aurélien Rougerie
Shawn Mathis Wayans, American actor/comedian
Johnny Mathis, American singer
Greg Mathis, American TV judge

Pop Culture References for the name Mathis

Mathis der Maler, opera by Paul Hindemith based on painter Matthias Grünewald
Mat-tees is the French pronunciation, the German pronunciation is said more like Math-Iss.