Danish variation of Matthew
"gift of God"

Mads Origin and Meaning

The name Mads is boy's name of Danish origin meaning "gift of God".
Mads is a perennial favorite in Germany, the Nordic countries, and the Netherlands, where it is usually to be found in the Top 50. Just remember the D is not pronounced. Famous bearers include Danish actor Mads Mikkelsen, the villain of the Bond film "Casino Royale".

Mads Popularity

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Famous People Named Mads

  • Mads Dittmann MikkelsenDanish actor
  • Mads LangerDanish singer

Mads in Pop Culture

  • Mads Nielsencharacter in the Netflix series "Dark"