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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, son of actors Benjamin Bratt and Talisa Soto
Mateo Lev Colicchio, son of American celebrity chef Tom Colicchio

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)