Matt: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Matt

Matt

Pronunciation: MAT (key)

Origin of the name Matthew:

A derivative of the Ecclesiastic Late Latin Matthaeus and the Ecclesiastic Greek Matthaios and Matthias, contractions of Mattathias. The name has its root in the Hebrew Matityah, which is derived from mattīthyāh (gift of God).

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Short form of Matthew or Mathias.

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Matt Smith, British actor who played the role of "The Doctor" in Doctor Who from 2010 to 2013.
Matt "Big Daddy" Holliday, American MLB left fielder for the St. Louis Cardinals.
Matt Garza, American MLB pitcher with the Chicago Cubs.
Matt Hasselbeck, American Football League quarterback for the Seattle Seahawks.
Matt Ryan, American football quarterback for the Atlanta Falcons.
Matt Lauer, American television journalist.
Matt LeBlanc, American Actor.
Matt Groening, American cartoonist, producer and creator of The Simpsons and Futurama.
Matt Damon, American actor.
Matt Kemp, MLB outfielder for the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Matt Flyzik All Time Low tour manager
Matt Mullenweg, the founder of Automattic.

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