Matteo - boys name

Matteo name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 96%

Matteo name meaning:

The name Matteo is of Italian origin and is derived from the Latin name Mattheus, which in turn comes from the Greek name Matthaios. The name Matteo is a variant of the more commonly known name Matthew.

The name Matthew itself carries deep religious significance as it is the name of one of the twelve apostles in the New Testament. Matthew was a tax collector who became a follower of Jesus and later authored the first Gospel of the New Testament. The name Matteo, therefore, often carries the connotation of someone who is devoted to their faith and has a strong spiritual connection.

In addition to its religious associations, the name Matteo is also seen as sophisticated and elegant. It is a name that exudes a sense of charm and charisma. Matteo is often associated with someone who is intelligent, confident, and has a natural ability to lead. It is a name that has a timeless quality to it, making it a popular choice for parents looking for a classic and distinguished name for their son.

Origin: Italian

Gift of God.

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Overall UK ranking: 196 out of 4789

278 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (273)

Historical popularity of Matteo

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