Origin: ME Matheu < OFr < LL(Ec) Matthaeus < Gr(Ec) Matthaios, Matthias, contr. < Mattathias < Heb mattīthyāh, lit., gift of God
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Origin: Late Latin Matthaeus
Origin: , from Greek Matthaios
Origin: , from Hebrew Mattayyāh, gift of Yahweh
Origin: : mattān, gift (from nātan, to give; see ntn in Semitic roots)
Origin: + yāh, Yahweh; see hwy in Semitic roots.
, Saint First century A.D.
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