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Mateo

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39k
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since 1880
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14k
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Mateo

"Mateo" is a name of Spanish origin, and it means "Gift of God". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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From Latin Matthaeus, from Ancient Greek Ματθαῖος (Matthaîos), from Hebrew מַתִּתְיָהוּ (mattiṯyāhū), meaning "gift of the Lord". Cognate of Matías and Matatías.

  1. Matthew, the apostle.
  2. A male given name.
  3. One of the Gospel books of the New Testament.

Notable Persons Named Mateo

Mateo Kovačić is a soccer player for the Real Madrid C.F., LASK Linz, GNK Dinamo Zagreb Academy, GNK Dinamo Zagreb, Inter Milan, and Croatia national under-17 football team. Mateo was born on May 6th, 1994 in Linz.

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Mateo Musacchio is a soccer player for the Villarreal CF, Club Atlético River Plate, Villarreal CF B, Argentina national under-17 football team, Argentina national under-20 football team, and Argentina national football team. Mateo was born on August 26th, 1990 in Rosario, Argentina.

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Mateo Casierra is a soccer player for the Deportivo Cali. Mateo was born on April 13th, 1997 in Barbacoas Municipality.

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Mateo Pavlović is a soccer player for the SV Werder Bremen, GNK Dinamo Zagreb, NK Zagreb, Ferencvárosi TC, Bosnia, Herzegovina national under-17 football team, Croatia national under-19 football team, and Croatia national under-20 football team. Mateo was born on June 9th, 1990 in Mostar.

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Mateo Sušić is a soccer player for the FC Sheriff Tiraspol, NK Brotnjo, HŠK Zrinjski Mostar, NK Istra 1961, FC Energie Cottbus, CFR Cluj, Bosnia, Herzegovina national under-19 football team, and Herzegovina national under-21 football team. Mateo was born on November 18th, 1990 in Mostar, SFR Yugoslavia.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Mateo

Alexis Mateo is a drag queen, reality television personality, reality television, and reality televisionpersonality. Alexis was given the name Carmina Alexis Mateo Pacheco on July 24th, 1979 in Florida, Puerto Rico.

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Abraham Mateo is a latin pop, pop, and pop music musician. He plays Vocals, Piano, Guitar, and Flute. He has had major accomplishments since 2009. Abraham was given the name Abraham Mateo Chamorro on August 25th, 1998 in San Fernando, Cádiz, Spain.

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Feleti Mateo is a rugby player.

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Mateo is a pop music, contemporary r&b, soul music, and alternative rock singing and songwriter. He plays Piano and Vocals. He was most prominent from 2006 to 2006. Mateo was given the name Iman Jordan on August 13th, 1986 in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States. Mateo is also known as Mateo Jordan.

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Raikko Mateo is an actor. He was most prominent from 2013 to present. Raikko was given the name Raikko Rain Mateo Gongora on July 31st, 2008 in San Marcelino.

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Master was born in 1150. Master is also known as Maestro Mateo. He breathed his last breath in 1200.

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How popular is the baby name Mateo in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1904 5 0 5
1912 7 0 7
1913 9 0 9
1914 6 0 6
1916 15 0 15
1918 12 0 12
1919 14 0 14
1920 25 0 25
1921 8 0 8
1922 16 0 16
1923 15 0 15
1924 18 0 18
1925 12 0 12
1926 17 0 17
1927 16 0 16
1928 10 0 10
1929 25 0 25
1930 18 0 18
1931 11 0 11
1932 11 0 11
1934 12 0 12
1935 12 0 12
1936 8 0 8
1937 6 0 6
1938 13 0 13
1939 11 0 11
1940 12 0 12
1941 11 0 11
1942 8 0 8
1943 14 0 14
1944 8 0 8
1945 13 0 13
1946 14 0 14
1947 9 0 9
1948 11 0 11
1949 12 0 12
1950 14 0 14
1951 10 0 10
1952 9 0 9
1953 16 0 16
1955 14 0 14
1956 16 0 16
1957 13 0 13
1958 7 0 7
1959 17 0 17
1960 14 0 14
1961 14 0 14
1964 11 0 11
1966 11 0 11
1967 13 0 13
1968 12 0 12
1969 27 0 27
1970 19 0 19
1971 18 0 18
1972 26 0 26
1973 23 0 23
1974 26 0 26
1975 41 0 41
1976 23 0 23
1977 35 0 35
1978 38 0 38
1979 31 0 31
1980 21 0 21
1981 31 0 31
1982 34 0 34
1983 45 0 45
1984 41 0 41
1985 45 0 45
1986 21 0 21
1987 37 0 37
1988 39 0 39
1989 51 0 51
1990 56 0 56
1991 65 0 65
1992 60 0 60
1993 62 0 62
1994 82 0 82
1995 125 0 125
1996 232 0 232
1997 340 0 340
1998 409 0 409
1999 577 0 577
2000 572 0 572
2001 726 0 726
2002 765 0 765
2003 875 0 875
2004 960 0 960
2005 1,087 0 1,087
2006 1,269 0 1,269
2007 1,227 0 1,227
2008 1,403 0 1,403
2009 1,593 0 1,593
2010 1,621 0 1,621
2011 2,202 0 2,202
2012 2,837 0 2,837
2013 3,592 9 3,583
2014 3,742 5 3,737
2015 5,017 7 5,010 #85 boy name
2016 6,526 0 6,526 #59 boy name

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Popularity of Mateo as a first name

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Popularity of Mateo as a last name

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Common last names for Mateo

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Mateo U.S.
  White 5.59% 64.26%
  African American 0.74% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 11.57% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.13% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.04% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 80.93% 16.26%

Of Last Name Mateo

People with the last name Mateo are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Mateo

  • How Popular is the name Mateo? Mateo is the 1,151st most popular name of all time. In 2016 Mateo was the 59th most popular name. As a last name Mateo was the 2,623rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Mateo have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 39,329 babies born with the first name Mateo in the United States. That's more than enough people named Mateo to occupy the territory of Sint Maarten (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 37,429 (as of January 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Mateo? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1904 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Mateo first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Mateo is Tuesday, March 24th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Mateo born? The highest recorded use of the first name Mateo was in 2016 with a total of 6,526 babies. That's a lot of babies named Mateo!
  • Random Mateo Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Mateo ranks 83rd in popularity as a baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, 273 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Mateo: Your name in reverse order is Oetam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eatom. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Mateo? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 13,746 people with the last name Mateo.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Mateo? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 5 of them will have Mateo as their last name.

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