"Matthew" meaning in English

Proper name

Forms: Matthews [plural] IPA: /ˈmæθjuː/ enPR: măthʹ-yo͞o Audio: LL-Q1860 (eng)-Vealhurl-Matthew.wav [UK]
  1. A male given name from Hebrew of biblical origin. Tags: masculine Categories: English given names, English male given names Translations (male given name): Matteus (Afrikaans), Mati [masculine] (Albanian), مَتَّى‎ (mattā) [masculine] (Arabic), Mateu [masculine] (Aragonese), ܡܬܝ‎ (Mattāy) [Syriac] (Aramaic), Մատթեոս (Mattʿeos) (Armenian), Mateo (Basque), Маце́й (Macjéj) [masculine] (Belarusian), Матве́й (Matvjéj) [masculine] (Belarusian), Mazhev [masculine] (Breton), Мате́й (Matéj) [masculine] (Bulgarian), Mateu (Catalan), Mateo (Cebuano), Mattizzle (Central Teke), Matteu (Corsican), Matěj [masculine] (Czech), Matyáš [masculine] (Czech), Matouš [masculine] (Czech), Mathias (Danish), Mads (Danish), Matthijs [masculine] (Dutch), Thijs [masculine] (Dutch), Matteüs [masculine] (Dutch), Mateo (Esperanto), Madis (Estonian), Mati (Estonian), Mattias (Faroese), Mats (Faroese), Matti (Finnish), Matias (Finnish), Matthieu [masculine] (French), Mateu (Galician), მათე (english: mate) (Georgian), Matthias [masculine] (German), Matthäus [masculine] (German), Ματθαίος (Matthaíos) [masculine] (Greek), Maasi (Greenlandic), Mati (Greenlandic), Makaio (Hawaiian), מתי‎ (Mattāy) (Hebrew), מַתִּתְיָהוּ‎ (Matityáhu) [masculine] (Hebrew), מַתִּי‎ (Máti) [masculine] (Hebrew), मॅथियु (mĕthiyu) [masculine] (Hindi), Máté (Hungarian), Mátyás (Hungarian), Matthías [masculine] (Icelandic), Mateus [masculine] (Ido), Maitiú [masculine] (Irish), Maitias [masculine] (Irish), Mathúin [masculine] (Irish), Matteo [masculine] (Italian), Mattia [masculine] (Italian), マシュー (Mashū) (Japanese), マタイ (Matai) [biblical, religion, philosophy, lifestyle, human-sciences, sciences] (Japanese), 매튜 (Maetyu) (Korean), Matthaeus [masculine] (Latin), Matīss (Latvian), Matejs [masculine] (Latvian), Matteüs (Limburgish), Matas [masculine] (Lithuanian), Motiejus [masculine] (Lithuanian), Tewes [masculine] (Low German), Матеј (Matej) [masculine] (Macedonian), Mattew [masculine] (Maltese), Mats [masculine] (Maltese), 馬修 (Mandarin), 马修 (Mǎxiū) (Mandarin), 馬特 (Mandarin), 马特 (Mǎtè) (Mandarin), Mian [masculine] (Manx), Matiu (Maori), 馬太 (Mā-tái) (Min Dong), Máhtte (Northern Sami), Mathias (Norwegian), Matieu [masculine] (Occitan), Մատթէոս (Mattʿēos) (Old Armenian), متیو‎ (Matiyo) (Persian), Mateusz [masculine] (Polish), Maciej [masculine] (Polish), Mateus [masculine] (Portuguese), Matei [masculine] (Romanian), Матве́й (Matvéj) (english: cognate) [masculine] (Russian), Мэ́тью (Mɛ́tʹju) [masculine, transliteration] (Russian), Matthew (Scots), Mata [masculine] (Scottish Gaelic), Матеј [Cyrillic, masculine] (Serbo-Croatian), Матија [Cyrillic, masculine] (Serbo-Croatian), Matej [Roman, masculine] (Serbo-Croatian), Matija [Roman, masculine] (Serbo-Croatian), Matej [masculine] (Slovak), Matúš [masculine] (Slovak), Matej [masculine] (Slovene), Matijaž (Slovene), Mateo [masculine] (Spanish), Matías [masculine] (Spanish), Mathayo [class-6] (Swahili), Mattias (Swedish), Matteus (Swedish), Mateo [masculine] (Tagalog), Матві́й (Matvíj) [masculine] (Ukrainian), Mateo (Waray-Waray), Mathew [masculine] (Welsh), Mattéus (West Frisian), Macë (Wolof), Маппыай (Mappıay) (Yakut), Mattheüs (Zealandic)
  2. A patronymic surname, from given names​. Categories: English surnames
  3. Matthew the Evangelist, one of the twelve Apostles. A publican or tax-collector at Capernaum and credited with the authorship of the Gospel of Matthew.
  4. The Gospel of St. Matthew, the first book of the New Testament of the Bible. Traditionally the first of the four gospels, a book attributed to Matthew the Evangelist. Topics: biblical, human-sciences, lifestyle, philosophy, religion, sciences Categories: Bible
The following are not (yet) sense-disambiguated
Categories: Biblical characters, Books of the Bible Synonyms: Mathew [rare] Synonyms (Gospel of Matthew): Matt., Matth. [abbreviation] [biblical, religion, philosophy, lifestyle, human-sciences, sciences] Related terms: Matthean, Matthias, Matheson [surname], Mathieson [surname], Matthews [surname], Matthew principle Related terms (pet forms): Mat, Matt, Matty, Mattie Translations (biblical disciple): Matteus (Afrikaans), Ματθαῖος (Matthaîos) [masculine] (Ancient Greek), مَتَّى‎ (mattā) [masculine] (Arabic), Mateu [masculine] (Aragonese), ܡܬܝ‎ (Mattāy) [Syriac] (Aramaic), Մատթեոս (Mattʿeos) (Armenian), Mateo (Basque), Матфе́й (Matfjéj) [masculine] (Belarusian), Mazhev [masculine] (Breton), Мате́й (Matéj) [masculine] (Bulgarian), 馬太 (Cantonese), 马太 (maa⁵ taai³) (Cantonese), 瑪竇 (Cantonese), 玛窦 (maa⁵ dau⁶) [Catholic] (Cantonese), Mateu (Catalan), Mateo (Cebuano), Matteu (Corsican), Matouš [masculine] (Czech), Matthæus (Danish), Matteüs (Dutch), Matteus (Estonian), Mats [masculine] (Faroese), Matteus (Finnish), Matthieu (French), მათე (english: mate) (Georgian), Matthäus (German), 𐌼𐌰𐍄𐌸𐌰𐌹𐌿𐍃 (matþaius) (Gothic), Ματθαίος (Matthaíos) [masculine] (Greek), 馬太 (Hakka), 马太 (Mâ-thai) (Hakka), Mataio (Hawaiian), מתי‎ (Mattāy) (Hebrew), מַתָּי‎ (Matái) [masculine] (Hebrew), Máté (Hungarian), Matthías [masculine] (Icelandic), Mateus [masculine] (Ido), Matius (Indonesian), Matha [masculine] (Irish), Matteo (Italian), マタイ (Matai) (Japanese), Матай (Matay) (Kazakh), 마태오 (Matae-o) (Korean), 마태 (Matae) (Korean), Matthaeus [masculine] (Latin), Matejs (Latvian), Matteüs (Limburgish), Matas [masculine] (Lithuanian), Матеј (Matej) [masculine] (Macedonian), മത്തായി (mattāyi) (Malayalam), Mattew [masculine] (Maltese), ᠮᠠᡨᡨᡝᡳ (mattei) (Manchu), 馬太 (Mandarin), 马太 (Mǎtài) (Mandarin), 瑪竇 (Mandarin), 玛窦 (Mǎdòu) [Catholic] (Mandarin), Mian [masculine] (Manx), Matiu (Maori), 馬太 (Mā-tái) (Min Dong), 馬太 (Min Nan), 马太 (Má-thài) (Min Nan), 瑪竇 (Min Nan), 玛窦 (Má-tō͘) [Catholic] (Min Nan), Matteus (Northern Sami), Matteus (Norwegian), Matieu [masculine] (Occitan), Մատթէոս (Mattʿēos) (Old Armenian), متی‎ (Mati) (Persian), Mateusz [masculine] (Polish), Mateus [masculine] (Portuguese), Matei (Romanian), Матфе́й (Matféj) [masculine] (Russian), မးသဲ (mä theh) (S'gaw Karen), Matthew (Scots), Mata [masculine] (Scottish Gaelic), Матеј [Cyrillic, masculine] (Serbo-Croatian), Matej [Roman, masculine] (Serbo-Croatian), Matúš [masculine] (Slovak), Matej [masculine] (Slovene), Mateo (Spanish), Mathayo [class-6] (Swahili), Matteus (Swedish), Mateo [masculine] (Tagalog), སྐྱེས་ཆེན་དམ་པ་མད་ཐཱ (skyes chen dam pa mad thā) (Tibetan), Матві́й (Matvíj) [masculine] (Ukrainian), Mátthêu [Catholic] (Vietnamese), Ma-thi-ơ [Protestant] (Vietnamese), Mateo (Waray-Waray), Mathew [masculine] (Welsh), Mattéus (West Frisian), Macë (Wolof), Mattheüs (Zealandic) Translations (gospel of Matthew): Matteus (Afrikaans), إِنْجِيل مَتَّى‎ (ʾinjīl mattā) (Arabic), إِنْجِيل مَتَّى‎ (ʾinjīl mattā) [masculine] (Arabic), Mateu [masculine] (Aragonese), ܟܪܘܙܘܬܐ ܕܡܬܝ‎ (Kārōzūṯā Dəmattāy) [Syriac] (Aramaic), Mateo (Basque), Mateoren Ebanjelioa (Basque), মথি (môthi) (Bengali), Mazhev [masculine] (Breton), ရှင်မဿဲခရစ်ဝင် (hrangma.ssai:hka.rac-wang) (Burmese), 馬太福音 (Cantonese), 马太福音 (maa⁵ taai³ fuk¹ jam¹) (Cantonese), 瑪竇福音 (Cantonese), 玛窦福音 (maa⁵ dau⁶ fuk¹ jam¹) [Catholic] (Cantonese), Mateu (Catalan), Mateo (Cebuano), مەتا‎ (meta) (Central Kurdish), Matteu (Corsican), Matouš [masculine] (Czech), Matěj [masculine] (Czech), Matthæusevangeliet (note: definitive form) [neuter] (Danish), Matteuse (Estonian), Mats [masculine] (Faroese), Matteuksen evankeliumi (Finnish), Matthieu [masculine] (French), Matthäus [masculine] (German), κατά Ματθαίον ευαγγέλιον (katá Matthaíon evangélion) [neuter] (Greek), Ματθ. (Matth.) (Greek), માથ્થીની લખેલી સુવાર્તા (māththīnī lakhelī suvārtā) (Gujarati), 馬太福音 (Hakka), 马太福音 (Mâ-thai Fuk-yîm) (Hakka), Mataio (Hawaiian), כרוזותא דמתי‎ (Kārōzūṯā Dəmattāy) (Hebrew), मत्ती (mattī) (Hindi), Máté evangéliuma (Hungarian), Matthías [masculine] (Icelandic), Mateus [masculine] (Ido), Soiscéal Naofa Íosa Críost de réir Mhatha [masculine] (Irish), Soiscéal Mhatha [masculine] (Irish), Matha [masculine] (Irish), Matteo (Italian), マタイによる福音書 (Matai ni Yoro Fukuinsho) (Japanese), Mathiơ (Jarai), Матай жазған Ізгі хабары (Matay jazğan İzgi xabarı) (Kazakh), (mātevā parmāṇẽ jejū kristācẽ śubhvartamān) (note: मातेवा पर्माणें जेजू क्रिसताचें शुभवर्तमान) (Konkani), Matthaeus [masculine] (Latin), Matīss [masculine] (Latvian), Matejs [masculine] (Latvian), Matteüs (Limburgish), Evangelija pagal Matą [feminine] (Lithuanian), L-Evanġelju ta' San Mattew (Maltese), ᡝᠨᡩᡠᡵᡳᠩᡤᡝ (Manchu), ᡝᠸᠠᠩᡤᡝᠯᡳᡠᠮ (Manchu), ᠮᠠᡨᡨᡝᡳ ᡳ (Manchu), ᡠᠯᠠᡥᠠ (Manchu), ᠰᠣᠩᡴᠣᡳ (enduringge ewanggelium mattei i ulaha songkoi) (Manchu), 馬太福音 (Mandarin), 马太福音 (Mǎtài Fúyīn) (Mandarin), 瑪竇福音 (Mandarin), 玛窦福音 (Mǎdòu Fúyīn) [Catholic] (Mandarin), Mian [masculine] (Manx), Matiu (Maori), मत्तय (mattay) (Marathi), 馬太福音 (Mā-tái Hók Ĭng) (Min Dong), 馬太福音 (Min Nan), 马太福音 (Má-thài Hok-im) (Min Nan), 馬太福音傳 (Min Nan), 马太福音传 (Má-thài Hok-im-toān) (Min Nan), 瑪竇福音 (Min Nan), 玛窦福音 (Má-tō͘ Hok-im) [Catholic] (Min Nan), मत्ती (mattī) (Nepali), Mata (Ngazidja Comorian), Evangeliet etter Matteus [neuter] (Norwegian), ମାଥିଉ ଲିଖିତ ସୁସମାଗ୍ଭର (mathiu likhitô susômagbhôrô) (Oriya), Ewangelia Mateusza [feminine] (Polish), Ewangelia według świętego Mateusza [feminine] (Polish), Mateusz [masculine] (Polish), Mateus [masculine] (Portuguese), ਮੱਤੀ (mattī) (Punjabi), Matei (Romanian), Ева́нгелие от Матфе́я (Jevángelije ot Matféja) [neuter] (Russian), Matthew (Scots), Mata [masculine] (Scottish Gaelic), මතෙව්ගේ සුවිශේෂය (matewgē suwiśēṣaya) (Sinhalese), Matúš [masculine] (Slovak), Evangelij po Mateju [masculine] (Slovene), Mateo [masculine] (Spanish), Mathayo [class-6] (Swahili), Matteus [masculine] (Swedish), Mateo [masculine] (Tagalog), Маттай (Mattay) (Tatar), متّی‎ (Urdu), Mátthêu [Catholic] (Vietnamese), Ma-thi-ơ [Protestant] (Vietnamese), Mateo (Waray-Waray), Mathew [masculine] (Welsh), Yr Efengyl yn ôl Sant Mathew [feminine] (Welsh), Mattéus (West Frisian), Mattheüs (Zealandic)

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