Mateo: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Mateo

The Spanish form of Matthew, meaning “gift of Yahweh.” It’s used by parents who feel like Matthew is maybe a little vanilla and they’re going for more of a “tall, dark and handsome” vibe.

Nicknames:

Teo, or maybe Mat if you start feeling like Mateo packs a little too much exotic spice.

Famous people named Mateo:

Singer-songwriter Mateo (born Iman Jordan); novelist Mateo Alemán.

Fun fact:

Despite its status in the top 100 most popular boys’ names, there are currently less than 10,000 Mateos in the United States.

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