🔼The name Matthan in the Bible
Matthan is an ancestor of Jesus the Nazarene according to the genealogy of Matthew, which traces Jesus' lineage through Solomon, son of David. According to Matthew, Matthan was the legal great-grandfather of Jesus (Matthew 1:15).
🔼Etymology of the name Matthan
The name Matthan comes from the noun מתן (mattan), meaning gift, from the verb נתן (natan) meaning to give:
The name Matthan means Gift.