Top 100 baby names number 63

I thought it would be fun to look at the top 100 boys and girls names from last year.  I am doing a series on these with their meanings. Enjoy!

Today we have numbers 63 -  Holly and Matthew.  

Holly (English) 

 Holly with berries.

Holly with berries.

From the holly tree, derived from the Old English holen.

 

Matthew (Hebrew)

 Matthew means gift from God.

Matthew means gift from God.

The Hebrew name מַתִּתְיָהוּ (Mattityahu) means ‘gift from Yahweh’ or gift from God. The English Matthew comes from this via the New Testament Greek.