Mateja Name Meaning & Origin
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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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Unlike many other names in Serbian language that have been generated out of the pre-existent common noun, this name has the metaphoric meaning. MATEJA= THE GIFT OF GOD; Hence, it most likely has biblical-Christian origin.
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