Mateo

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Gender: M Meaning of Mateo: "gift of God" Origin of Mateo: Spanish variation of Matthew Mateo's Popularity in 2015: #85

This attractively energetic Spanish version of the classic Matthew is primed to move further and further into mainstream American nomenclature; it entered the Top 100 for the first time last year. Actor Colin Firth has a son called Matteo, which is the Italian form; the Benjamin Bratts have a Mateo.

Famous People Named Mateo

Mateo Gil (Rodri­guez), Spanish film director
Mateo Alemán (y de Enero), Spanish novelist
Mateo Kovacic‡, Croatian footballer
Mateo (born Iman Jordan), American pop singer-songwriter
Mateo Pablo Musacchio, Argentine footballer
Mateo Bravery Bratt (b. 2005), son of actors Benjamin Bratt and Talisa Soto
Mateo Lev Colicchio, son of celebrity chef Tom Colicchio
Mateo Jay Thompson (b. 2007), son of weather forecaster Audrey Puente; grandson of bandleader Tito Puente
Mateo Dragić (b. 2013), son of basketball player Goran Dragić
Mateo Gago (b. 2013), son of footballer Fernando Gago and tennis player Gisela Dulko
Mateo Hindoyan (b. 2014), son of soprano Sonya Yoncheva and conductor Domingo Hindoyan
Mateo Messi (b. 2015), son of footballer Lionel Messi

Pop Culture References for the name Mateo

Mateo Santos, character on American soap "All My Children"
Mateo Gloriano Rogelio Solano Villanueva, son of Jane and Rafael on the series Jane the Virgin
Mateo Fernando Aquino Liwanag, character on TV's "Superstore"

Mateo's International Variations

Matteo, Matejo, Matheo, Mattheo, Teo (Spanish)