Matthew as a First Name

How Common is the First Name Matthew?

We estimate that there are 1,536,510 people named Matthew who are currently alive and were born in the United States. Matthew is the 10th most common for men, and the 11th most common overall.

How Old are People Named Matthew?

The average person named Matthew is 33.75 years old.

Is Matthew a Popular Baby Name Right Now?

7,196 people named Matthew were born in the U.S. in 2023. It was the 32nd most popular name for boys, and the 48th most popular overall.

The popularity of Matthew peaked between 1995–1996, when it was the 2nd most popular name for baby boys.

Is Matthew a Boy's Name or a Girl's Name?

Matthew is almost exclusively a male name. 99.7% of people named Matthew are male.

Popularity of Matthew in England

In 2020, Matthew was the 114th most popular name for boys in England and Wales.