Matthew meaning

măthyo͝o
One of the 12 Apostles and the traditionally accepted author of the first Gospel of the New Testament.
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(name, person, proper) A masculine name: dim. Matt; var. Matthias; equiv. Fr. Mathieu, Ger. & Swed. Matthaus, It. Matteo, Sp. Mateo.
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Origin of matthew

  • Late Latin Matthaeus from Greek Matthaios from Hebrew Mattayyāh gift of Yahweh mattān gift (from nātan to give ntn in Semitic roots) yāh Yahweh hwy in Semitic roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition