Mateo: Name Meaning, Popularity and Info on BabyNames.com

Mateo

What is the meaning of the name Mateo?

The name Mateo is primarily a male name of Spanish origin that means Gift Of God.

The name Mateo is derived from the Latin name Mattheus, which itself comes from the Greek name Matthaios. The name Mateo is often considered the Spanish and Italian variant of Matthew. Matteo is a common alternative spelling of Mateo. The name Mateo has a biblical origin and means "gift of God" or "gift from Yahweh." It is derived from the Hebrew name Matityahu (or Mattityahu), which combines the elements "Mattan" meaning "gift" and "Yah" referring to the Hebrew God.

Five famous people named Mateo include:
Mateo Kovacic: A Croatian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for the Croatian national team and Chelsea Football Club in the English Premier League. Kovacic has also played for other notable clubs like Real Madrid and Inter Milan.
Mateo Musacchio: An Argentine professional footballer who primarily plays as a center-back. Musacchio has played for various clubs, including River Plate and Villarreal, and has represented the Argentine national team.
Mateo Gil: A Spanish film director and screenwriter known for his work in the film industry. Gil has directed and written films such as "Nadie conoce a nadie" (Nobody Knows Anybody) and "Ángel o demonio" (Angel or Demon).
Matteo Renzi: Matteo Renzi is an Italian politician who served as the Prime Minister of Italy from 2014 to 2016. He was the youngest person to hold the position of Prime Minister in Italian history.
Matteo Garrone: Matteo Garrone is an Italian film director and screenwriter. He is known for his work in Italian cinema and has directed films such as "Gomorrah" and "Dogman," which have received critical acclaim.

Five fictional characters named Mateo include:
Mateo Blanco: A fictional character portrayed by Eduardo Noriega in the film "The Secret in Their Eyes" (El secreto de sus ojos). Mateo Blanco is a former detective who becomes a writer and seeks justice for a crime from the past.
Mateo Santos: A character from the television series "All My Children." Mateo Santos, portrayed by Mark Consuelos, was a central character in the soap opera and had various storylines involving romance, family, and drama.
Mateo Rodriguez: A character from the television series "Jane the Virgin." Mateo Rodriguez, portrayed by various child actors throughout the show, is the son of the main character, Jane Villanueva. The character grows and develops throughout the series.
Mateo: A character from the Disney Junior series "Elena of Avalor." Mateo, voiced by Joseph Haro, is a wizard-in-training and the best friend of Princess Elena. He assists her in her adventures and learns to master his magical abilities.
Mateo: A character from the Netflix series "One Day at a Time" (2017-2020). Mateo, portrayed by Alex Quijano, is the ex-husband of Penelope's friend, Elena. He appears in various episodes and plays a role in the storyline surrounding the Alvarez family.

People who like the name Mateo also like:

Liam, Gabriel, Ethan, Elijah, Lucas, Sebastian, Oliver, Ava, Olivia, Charlotte, Sophia, Aria, Mia, Sofia

Names like Mateo:

Mehmud, Moody, Mattia, Manda, Mahdi, Matty, Mehdi, Mandawuy, Mayda, Maitho, Mindy, Mohammed, Muhammad, Mahmoud, Matthew, Mahmud, Miette, Maite, Minette, Mita, Motoye, Monet, Matteo, Madadh, Madhu, Meda, Monty, Mutia, Midha, Medad

Celebrity Babies with this Name:

Mateo Braverly Bratt - son of Benjamin Bratt and Talisa Soto , born 2005

Stats for the Name Mateo

checkmark Mateo is currently #98 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Mateo is currently #11 in U.S. births
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