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What does Matteo mean?

Matteo Pronunciation of Matteo [mat-teo] as a name for boys is a Hebrew name, and Matteo means "gift of God". Matteo is an Italian form of Matthew (Hebrew).

Associated with: gift.


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

21 more alternative forms via Matthew: Madteos, Madtheos, Mat, Mateus, Mathe, Matheu, Mathew, Mathieu, Matias, Matico, Mats, Matt, Mattaeus, Mattaus, Mattheus, Matthieu, Matthiew, Mattias, Matvey, Matyas and Matz.

Creative forms:
(male) Macteo, Manteo, ..

(female) Matie, Matmer, ..

Middle name pairings:
Matteo Griffin (M.G.), ..

How popular is Matteo?

Matteo is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#14115 out of 150436, Top 9%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Matteo was first listed in 1920-1929 and reached its peak rank of #191 in the U.S. in 2015. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Matteo name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Matteo (#191 in recent rankings) listed in the Top 2000 are Mat, Mateo (#85 in recent rankings), Mathew (#480), Mathieu, Matias (#458), Matt, Matthew (#15), Mattias (#1568) and Mattie. Other forms, like Mathe, are uncommon. These forms of Matteo reached the peak of their popularity 4 decades ago (average #1408) and are now much less popular (#1079, 57%), with forms such as Mat becoming less stylish. Mateo, Matias and Matteo are three of the more chic names for newborns among these.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Matteo, Mat, Mateo, Mathew, Mathieu in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Matias, Matt, Matthew, Mattias, Mattie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Caeo, Mabrey, Maceo, Macey, Macgee, Machen, Mackey, Magee, Maither, Majed, Majeed, Makoto, Malden, Maleek, Maleeq, Malek, Mandel, Manlea (see Manley), Manley, Manoel, Manolo, Mansel, Manten (see Manton), Manton, Manuel, Manuelo, Manvel, Manzo, Marcel, Marcio, Mardel, Marden, Marek, Mareo, Marimo, Marino, Mario, Marko, Marlen, Marley, Marmeon (see Marmion), Marmer, Maro, Marsten, Martel, Martell, Marten, Martenn, Marton, Marty, Martyn, Marve, Marvel, Marven, Marzo, Massen, Massey, Mather, Matther, Maureo, Mauro, Maxey, Maximo, Mayeer, Mayer, Mayes, Mayhew, Mayo, Monte, Montel, Montes, Patten, Taddeo, Tadeo and Takeo. These names tend to be more frequently used than Matteo.

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