US Popularity:12
Other Origin(s):Spanish, Italian, French
Meaning:gift of God
Mateo is the Spanish form of Matthew, a Hebrew boy's name meaning "gift of God." It's a Biblical name and is also the name of a saint and one of the New Testament's 12 apostles. The name Matthew came from Mattiyahu, which is made of the elements mattan, meaning "gift," and yah, meaning "god." Additionally, this name also has roots and connections to both Italian and French. You already know baby is going to be perfect, so give him a name that really cements his status as god's gift.

Famous People Named Mateo

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  • Mateo Bravery Bratt
    Son of Benjamin Bratt
  • Mateo Lev Colicchio
    Son of Tom Colicchio

Mateo Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Mateo is currently #67 on The Bump
Boy:Mateo is currently #41 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Mateo is currently #12 in U.S. births
Boy:Mateo is currently #6 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 5
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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