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GenderMasculine
ScriptsМатеј Macedonian
PronouncedPron.ma-TAY Slovene
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Meaning & History

Slovak form of MATTHIAS, used to refer to the apostle chosen to replace Judas Iscariot. Also the Slovene, Croatian and Macedonian form of MATTHEW, used to refer to the evangelist and apostle also known as Levi.
VariantMatevž Slovene
DiminutivesMate, Matko, Mato Croatian
Feminine FormsMateja Slovene Matea, Mateja Croatian
Other Languages & CulturesMatia Basque Mattaniah, Matthew, Matthias, Mattithiah Biblical Matthaios, Matthias Biblical Greek Mattanyahu, Mattithyahu, Mattityahu Biblical Hebrew Mattheus, Matthias Biblical Latin Matey Bulgarian Mateu Catalan Matěj, Matouš, Matyáš Czech Mathias, Mads, Matthias Danish Matthias, Matthijs, Thijs, Ties Dutch Matthew, Mat, Mathew, Matt, Mattie, Matty English Matias, Matti Finnish Matéo, Mathéo, Mathias, Mathieu, Mathis, Matthias, Matthieu, Mathys French Mate Georgian Mathias, Mathis, Matthäus, Matthias, Mattias German Matthaios Greek Makaio Hawaiian Mattityahu Hebrew Máté, Mátyás Hungarian Maitiú Irish Matteo, Mattia Italian Matas, Motiejus Lithuanian Mathias, Matteus, Mats, Matthias Norwegian Maciej, Mateusz Polish Mateus, Matias Portuguese Matheus Portuguese (Brazilian) Matei Romanian Matfey, Matvei, Matvey, Motya Russian Mateja, Matija Serbian Mateo, Matías Spanish Mathias, Matteus, Mattias, Mats, Matthias Swedish
Same SpellingMatěj
Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute