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Mat (girl)

What does Mat mean?

Mat Pronunciation of Mat [mat] as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Mat) has its root in Old German, and Mat means "mighty in battle". Mat is a variant form of Matilda (Old German).

Associated with: mighty (strong), battle.

Variations

5 alternative forms via Matilda: Matti, Mattie, Matty, Maud and Maude.

Creative forms:
(female) Met, Mot, ..

(male) Mamo, Mon, ..

Middle name pairings:
Mat Ashanti (M.A.), ..

How popular is Mat?

Mat is an unusual given name for females but a somewhat prominent last name for all people (#81700 out of 150436, Top 54%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Mat (unlisted) rated in the Top 2000 are Matilda (#535 in 2015), Mattie (#1004), Maud and Maude. Usage of these relations of Mat was more pronounced 135 years ago (adoption of 1.4%) and has become significantly diminished since, with forms like Mattie becoming less in vogue. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Matilda, Mattie, Maud, Maude in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Matilda outside U.S.

Similar Names

Mat is alike in pronunciation to Mette. Other recommended names are Bat, Cat, Hat, Kat, Mab, Mae, Mag, Mai, Maj, Mal, Mart, Mata, Max, May, Nat and Pat. These names tend to be more commonly used than Mat.

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