Matei - boys name

Matei name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 95%

Matei name meaning:

The name Matei is of Romanian origin and is derived from the Hebrew name Matthew, which means "gift of Yahweh" or "gift of God." It is a masculine name commonly used in Romania and other Eastern European countries.

Those named Matei are often described as being intelligent, creative, and curious individuals. They possess a strong sense of responsibility and have a natural inclination towards leadership roles. Mateis are known for their analytical thinking and problem-solving abilities, which make them excellent strategists in various fields. They have a deep desire to make a positive impact on the world and are often driven by their strong moral compass.

Matei is a name that carries a sense of uniqueness and individuality. Those with this name tend to be ambitious, determined, and focused on achieving their goals. They are often respected and admired for their integrity and dedication. Overall, the name Matei symbolizes a person with a divine gift of intelligence and a strong sense of purpose.


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Overall UK ranking: 217 out of 4789

242 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (533)

Historical popularity of Matei

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