The name Mateo is a boy's name of Spanish, Italian, Latin origin meaning "gift of God". Mateo is ranked #37 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Cool Boy Names From Around the World and discussed in our forums with posts like "Generation CAF (54 - with occupations)".
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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 in 2015 and is one of the most popular Spanish names for boys in several countries, including the US. Actor Colin Firth has a son called Matteo, which is the Italian form; the Benjamin Bratts have a Mateo.
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