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pinWhat does Mata mean?

Mata /ma-ta/ as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Mata) is of Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of Mata is "gift of God". Mata is an alternate spelling of Matthew (Hebrew). Mota is a common last name.


Mata has 7 variants: Madteo, Mateo, Matteo, Matti, Mattie, Mattieu and Matty.

Mata has 16 more alternative forms via Matthew: Mat, Mateus, Mathe, Matheu, Mathew, Mathian, Mathias, Matias, Matico, Mats, Matt, Mattaus, Mattias, Matvey, Matyas and Matz.

Kreatif forms: Macta, Madou, Maxta. [more]

pinHow 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)

Below is a graphed comparison of the history of the boy name Mata and affiliated names. Popular related forms of Mata (not in Top 1000) are Matthew (#16 in recent rankings), Mateo (#106), Matteo (#375), Mathew (#466), Matias (#503), Mathias (#582), Mattie, Mattias, Matt and Mat. Other forms, like Matheu, are uncommon. These relations of Mata were favored as baby names today (average #604), except for the forms Mathew, Mat and Matt which have become less fashionable. Matthew is more widely used than the rest, though Matias has grown trendy as well over time. (Top 1000 Names, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Mat, Mateo, Mathew, Mathias, Matias in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Matt, Matteo, Matthew, Mattie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Mathew, Matteo, Matthew, Mattias outside U.S.

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Recommended similar baby 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.