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Thomas or Matthias

(26 Posts)
erica82 Tue 11-Oct-16 02:57:04

These are our final names,but don't know how to decide. Thomas or Matthias?

katemess12 Tue 11-Oct-16 02:58:10


Iliveinalighthousewiththeghost Tue 11-Oct-16 03:06:03

Thomas by a million miles
What the fresh hell is Matthias.

ThroughThickAndThin01 Tue 11-Oct-16 03:07:27


Although I adore Matthew

Caipira Tue 11-Oct-16 03:23:47

I have both in different versions, so I love both. My T is older though.

What the fresh hell is Matthias. Matthew in most of Europe. Along with Matheus and Matheo

MotherDuckSaid Tue 11-Oct-16 07:02:02


Optimist3 Tue 11-Oct-16 07:07:10

I like both but Thomas has the edge for me

Pipilangstrumpf Tue 11-Oct-16 08:05:55

I really like Matthias. Much more interesting than Thomas.

user1473454752 Tue 11-Oct-16 08:06:53

Maithias???? sorry Thomas for me

MidnightSheep Tue 11-Oct-16 08:08:09

Matthias - love it (you could use Thomas as a second name).

Sugarpiehoneyeye Tue 11-Oct-16 08:16:50


Pipilangstrumpf Tue 11-Oct-16 08:33:13

Matthias is quite popular in Germany. It's pronounced Matt-EE-as

Throughgrittedteeth Thu 13-Oct-16 20:59:12

I prefer Matthias, went to school with one. We all called him Tais - pronounced tie-s

DoItTooJulia Thu 13-Oct-16 21:01:49

Matthias is fabulous. Utterly fabulous! Thomas-meh.

Ham69 Thu 13-Oct-16 21:26:51

Matthias is great. Thomas is so popular.

Laquila Thu 13-Oct-16 21:34:15

Thomas is nice, Matthias is great (and more interesting IMO). I'm a bit surprised that people are so shocked/baffled by it!

luckiestgirl Thu 13-Oct-16 21:36:47

People rarely call their DC by their full name, so think about whether you prefer Tom or Matt. There's a local Mattius who gets called Tius (tee-us) I love it.

Raines100 Thu 13-Oct-16 21:38:22

Matthias is great. Gets my vote wink

n0ne Thu 13-Oct-16 21:39:32


Ankleswingers Thu 13-Oct-16 21:41:23

Nah, not keen on Matthias. Thomas by a mile

Sativa Thu 13-Oct-16 21:41:40

Matthias by a mile.
Thomas is one of the most boring, common names I can think of.

Oneanddone Thu 13-Oct-16 23:00:49

Matthias. Love them both though.

Bue Fri 14-Oct-16 04:03:09

They are both great names but I love Matthias and it's so much more unusual. I slightly prefer it pronounced the German way but either way is nice.

Strawberry90 Fri 14-Oct-16 04:06:06

Matthias - i literally know 5 Thomas's and Matt is nicer than tom as a nickname

eachtigertires Sat 15-Oct-16 02:49:08

Matthias. Much more interesting than Thomas.

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