MATIJA
GENDER: Masculine & Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Матија (Serbian)
PRONOUNCED: MAH-tee-yah (Croatian, Serbian)   [key]
Meaning & History
Slovene, Croatian and Serbian form of MATTHIAS, used to refer to the apostle chosen to replace Judas Iscariot. It is occasionally used as a feminine name.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Matjaž, Matic (Slovene), Mateja (Serbian)
DIMINUTIVES: Tjaž (Slovene), Mate, Matko, Mato (Croatian)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Matia (Basque), Matthias, Matthew (Biblical), Matthias, Matthaios (Biblical Greek), Mattityahu (Biblical Hebrew), Matthias, Mattheus (Biblical Latin), Matey (Bulgarian), Mateu (Catalan), Matěj, Matyáš, Matouš (Czech), Mathias, Mads, Matthias (Danish), Matthias, Matthijs, Thijs, Ties (Dutch), Mat, Mathew, Matt, Matthew, Mattie, Matty (English), Matias, Matti (Finnish), Mathias, Mathis, Matthias, Mathieu, Matthieu (French), Mate (Georgian), Mathias, Mathis, Matthias, Mattias, Matthäus (German), Matthias (Greek), Makaio (Hawaiian), Mattithyahu, Mattityahu (Hebrew), Mátyás, Máté (Hungarian), Maitiú (Irish), Mattia, Matteo (Italian), Matas (Lithuanian), Matej (Macedonian), Mathias, Mats, Matteus, Matthias (Norwegian), Maciej, Mateusz (Polish), Matias, Mateus (Portuguese), Matheus (Portuguese (Brazilian)), Matei (Romanian), Matfey, Matvei, Matvey, Motya (Russian), Matej, Matúš (Slovak), Matías, Mateo (Spanish), Mathias, Mattias, Mats, Matteus, Matthias (Swedish)
Popularity
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