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Gender: Male Meaning of Mattias: "gift of God" Origin of Mattias: Scandinavian, spelling variation of Matthias

The name Mattias is a boy's name meaning "gift of God". Mattias and is often added to lists like New York Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "This or That Spelling".

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This particular spelling was chosen by Will Ferrell for his son, brother to Magnus. These names are both popular in Sweden, birthplace of their mother, Viveca Paulin.

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Famous People Named Mattias

Mattias Ekström, Swedish racing driver
(Kenneth) Mattias Öhlund, Swedish ice hockey player
Mattias John Erich Weinhandl, Swedish ice hockey player
Mattias Paulin Ferrell (b. 2006), son of American actor, comedian, producer, and writer Will Ferrell

Pop Culture References for the name Mattias

Mattias, a character in First Light, a novel by Rebecca Stead