Matty - boys name

Matty name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 17%

Matty name meaning:

The name Matty, when used for a girl, is typically considered a diminutive or affectionate version of the name Matilda or sometimes Martha. Matilda is a name of Germanic origin, meaning "mighty in battle" or "strength in battle." This name carries a historical gravitas, being borne by several queens and notable figures throughout European history. It suggests qualities of strength, resilience, and leadership, making it a powerful choice for a girl.

Alternatively, when linked with the name Martha, which has Aramaic origins meaning "the lady" or "the mistress," Matty could embody a sense of dignity, responsibility, and care. Martha is a biblical name, associated with a woman known for her hospitality and service, adding a layer of nurturing qualities to the name.

In modern contexts, Matty as a girl's name exudes a blend of strength, independence, and a caring nature. It's both classic and contemporary, offering a versatile identity for a girl. Regardless of its origin, the name Matty is often appreciated for its simplicity, charm, and the strong, yet nurturing, persona it implies.

Origin: German

Form of Matilda. Might, power.


Unisex names

Related names

Matilda , Mahault, Mathilde , Matilde , Matty , Matyidy

Other boys names beginning with M


Overall UK ranking: 3990 out of 4789

4 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (1265)

Historical popularity of Matty

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