Meaning:gift of God
Mateo is the Spanish form of Matthew, a Hebrew boy's name meaning "gift of God." It's a Biblical name and is also the name of a saint and one of the New Testament's 12 apostles. The name Matthew came from Mattiyahu, which is made of the elements mattan, meaning "gift," and yah, meaning "god." You already know baby is going to be perfect, so give him a name that really cements his status as god's gift.
Famous People Named Mateo
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- Mateo Bravery BrattSon of Benjamin Bratt
- Mateo Lev ColicchioSon of Tom Colicchio
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