Matthias Name Meaning & Origin
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Some say it's the germanic form of the greek Mathaios/Mathias. Either way it's a rare and very beautiful name!
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I know an Asian woman who named her son Matthias. She says people often ask her why she chose such a "European" name for her son, and why didn't she just choose Matthew instead.
^I know an Asian woman who gets that a lot too. I think it's unnecessary to ask her why she got a 'European' name as you put it. I think Matthias is a wonderful name for all cultures.
I met a german guy with that name,one of the most attractive names i've eever heard if you ask me.Deffinetely a choice if i have a son..
I know 2 Matthias'. One is pronounced ma-TIY-us, the other MAT-ee-us. I love both.
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In the Bible, Saint Matthias was chosen as an apostle to replace Judas Iscariot after his betrayal of Jesus (Acts 1:21–26).
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Matthias Grunewald, German Renaissance artist
Matthias Jakob Schleiden (1804 – 1881), German botanist and co-founder of cell theory
Matthias, YouTube personality and winner of season 2 of Internet Icon
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In Brian Jacques's children's book series, an adventurous young mouse named Matthias is the main character in the first book, "Redwall."
Matthias Kohler the name given to the personification of Denmark in the anime Hetalia.