Mathew Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Mathew Name Meaning: Taken from the given name 'Matthew', which derives from the Hebrew name 'Matthaeus'.

Originally Hebrew,standard english for the new testamnet,meaning 'gift of God'. Made popular after the time of the Crusades.

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Mathew Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Mathew family

Profession Census Frequency
Agricultural Labourer 94
Female Servant 90
Independent 77
Male Servant 45
Labourer 43
Farmer 42
Collier 31
Shoe Maker 11
Carpenter 10
Pupil 10
Miner 9
Weaver 9
Dress Maker 8
Shoemaker 7
Woollen Weaver J 7
Tailor 6
Butcher 6
Joiner 6
Coal Miner 6
Mason 6
Blacksmith 6
Ag Labourer 5
Pitt Man 5
Clerk 5
Grocer 4

Mathew Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Matthew 86% 19,500
2 Mathew 100% 14,108

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The surname Mathew is the 2nd most popular variant of Matthew.

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