Matthaeus is a name mostly used for boys. It comes from Hebrew origin. Matthaeus means ‘gift of God’ or ‘gift of Yahweh'. It is one of the many variations of the name Matthew. Some notable people with the name Matthaeus are Matthaeus Pipelare, the Netherlandish composer, wind instrument player, and choir director, Matthaeus Greuter, the German engraver and etcher who used to work in Rome, and Matthaeus Silvaticus, the Latin botanist and medical writer. The name is also used widely as a surname. Some notable names are Marijana Matthaeus, the fashion designer, writer, entrepreneur, and fashion model from Serbia, and Leland Matthaeus, the Washington Crossfire’s sports team member.