Gender: Male
Total Babies With Name: 1,534,891
Highest Rank: 2
Number of Years at Highest Rank: 2
Years at Highest Rank: 1995, 1996

Every mother thinks their child is a gift, and the name Matthew actually means “gift of God.” The name is not as popular now as it was in the '90s, when it it was the second most common male name, but it still held a notable ranking as the 16th most popular U.S. baby boy name in 2014.

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