Short form of Matthew
"gift of God"

Matt Origin and Meaning

The name Matt is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "gift of God".
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.

Matt Popularity


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Famous People Named Matt

  • Matthew Charles "Matt" CzuchryAmerican actor
  • Matthew Raymond "Matt" DillonAmerican actor
  • Matthew Paige "Matt" DamonAmerican actor
  • Matthew Steven "Matt" LeBlancAmerican actor
  • Matthew Robert "Matt" SmithEnglish actor
  • Matthew "Matt" CasselAmerican football player
  • Matthew "Matt" KensethAmerican NASCAR driver
  • William Matthew "Matt" NoveskeyAmerican musician
  • Matthew "Matt" FlynnAmerican drummer
  • Matthew Abram "Matt" GroeningAmerican cartoonist
  • Matthew Staton "Matt" BomerAmerican actor
  • Matthew "Matt" MartinCanadian ice hockey player
  • Matthew "Matt" McGorryAmerican actor
  • Matthew James "Matt" Shively JrAmerican actor
  • Matthew Joseph "Matt" CahillEnglish singer
  • Matthew James "Matt" DucheneCanadian ice hockey player
  • Mathew James "Matt" Willisbassist of British band Busted
  • Matt CorboyAmerican actor
  • Matt SohinkiAmerican YouTuber and member of Smosh Games
  • Matthew "Matt" MeeseAmerican actor and co,creator of YouTube sketch comedy show Studio C
  • Matthew "Matt" Thomas Cainformer San Francisco Giants baseball pitcher
  • Matthew "Matt" PhillipsScottish professional footballer
  • Matt LintzAmerican actor

Matt in Pop Culture

  • Matthew "Matt" Dilloncharacter on "Gunsmoke" portrayed by James Arness
  • Matt Mandigocharacter in short story "Earth Inherited" by author Justine Avery
  • Matt Quinlanmain character on TV's "Cyberchase"
  • Matt Camdencharacter on TV's "Seventh Heaven"
  • Matt Engardecharacter in Ace Attorney video game series
  • Matt McNamaracharacter on TV's "Nip/Tuck"
  • Matt Draytoncharacter in "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner"
  • Matt Donovancharacter in The Vampire Diaries series
  • Matt James Hallowellcharacter in "The Sign of the Beaver" by Elizabeth George Speare
  • Matteo "Matt" Alacráncharacter in "The House of the Scorpion" by Nancy Farmer
  • Dr Matt Crowercharacter on TV's "American Gothic"
  • Mattnickname of Yamato Ishida in the English dub of the anime "Digimon Adventure"
  • Matt the Radar Technicianalter ego of Kylo Ren on Saturday Night Live
  • Matthew "Matt" Holtcharacter in Voltron: Legendary Defender.