Mateus: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Mateus

Mateus

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Origin of the name Matthew:

A derivative of the Ecclesiastic Late Latin Matthaeus and the Ecclesiastic Greek Matthaios and Matthias, contractions of Mattathias. The name has its root in the Hebrew Matityah, which is derived from mattīthyāh (gift of God).

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Also a surname.
Sometimes spelled Matheus, in Brazil.

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A derivative of the Ecclesiastic Late Latin Matthaeus and the Ecclesiastic Greek Matthaios and Matthias, contractions of Mattathias. The name has its root in the Hebrew Matityah, which is derived from mattīthyāh (gift of God).

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Mateus Meira Rita, São Toméan politician
Mateus Rocha, Brazilian actor

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Mateus Palamecia, the antagonist of the console role-playing game Final Fantasy II

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