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Pronunciation

mɑteɪoʊ

Origin

Spanish, Slavic

Meaning

Fun and with oodles of flair, Mateo is the Spanish version of the classic boys’ name Matthew. From the Hebrew word Mattathia, which means “a gift from God”, it has been popular for centuries. The form Mateo is mainly used in Spanish speaking countries, also making its appearance in some Slavic nations, like Croatia.

Rank in the year 2015

Mateo was ranked #130 in the most popular American names of 2015.

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