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Matthew

מַתִּתְיָהוּ

  • Meaning: Matthew is the English form of Mattityahu.
  • Biblical: Mattityahu the Priest was the leader and father of the Maccabees, who defeated the Assyrians in the story of Hanukkah.
  • Gender: Male
  • Origin: Hebrew (became Greek and Latin, and eventually English)
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