What does Mata mean?
Associated with: gift.
(male) Madou, Mato, ..
(female) Mado, Mava, .. Middle name pairings:
Mata Jethro (M.J.), ..
How popular is Mata?
Mata is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#907 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Below is a graphed study of the history of the boy name Mata and affiliated names. Popular related forms of Mata (not in Top 2000) are Matthew (#15 in recent rankings), Mateo (#85), Matteo (#191), Matias (#458), Mathew (#480), Mathias (#561), Mattias (#1568), Mattie, Matt and Mat. Other forms, like Matheu, are uncommon. These relations of Mata were favored as baby names 35 years ago (average #1381) and are now much less widespread (#935, 56% less usage), with forms such as Mathew falling out of fashion. Matthew is more widely used than the rest, though Mateo has grown trendy as well over time. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Similar NamesRecommended names are Alta, Mac, Mace, Mack▼, Macy, Mads, Magal, Maik, Makai▲, Makar, Maks, Malak, Man, Mann, Mano, Manoa, Mar, Mar-, Marc▼, Mark▼, Maro, Marq, Marr, Mars, Mart, Marti, Marty▼, Marx, Max▲, Maxx, Maxy, Mayo, Mays, Nata and Ota. These names tend to be more commonly used than Mata.See names in meaning and etymology.