Meaning: Gift of God Origin: English, Hebrew
Matthew in the Bible is one of the twelve disciples, or, apostles. He is also known by the name Levi, and was the son of Alphaeus. He wrote the first book of the New Testament, detailing the events of Jesus life.
The etymology shows the name was created from two root words:
He a saint of many christian religions, whose symbol is an Angel. He is considered the patron saint of accountants.
Greek variations – Matthaios and Matthias are also nice, with a cultured and unique sound to them.