Gender Masculine
Scripts Матеј(Macedonian)
Pronounced Pron. MA-kyay(Slovak)
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.

Related Names

VariantMatevž(Slovene)
DiminutivesMate, Matko, Mato(Croatian)
Feminine FormsMateja, Teja(Slovene) Mateja(Croatian)
Other Languages & CulturesMatevos(Armenian) Matia(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(Danish) Mathijs, Matthias, Matthijs, Thijs, Ties, Tijs(Dutch) Matthew, Mat, Mathew, Matt, Mattie, Matty(English) Mati, Mattias, Madis(Estonian) Matias, Matti(Finnish) Matéo, Mathéo, Mathias, Mathieu, Mattéo, Matthias, Matthieu, Mathis, Mathys, Matis(French) Mate(Georgian) Mathias, Matthias, Mathis, Matthäus, Mattis(German) Matthaios(Greek) Makaio(Hawaiian) Mattityahu(Hebrew) Máté, Mátyás(Hungarian) Matthías(Icelandic) Maitiú(Irish) Matteo, Mattia(Italian) Matīss(Latvian) Matas, Motiejus(Lithuanian) Matheo, Mathias, Matteus, Mats, Mattis(Norwegian) Maciej, Mateusz(Polish) Mateus, Matias(Portuguese) Matheus(Portuguese (Brazilian)) Matei(Romanian) Matvei, Matvey, Matfey, Motya(Russian) Mateja, Matija(Serbian) Mateo, Matías(Spanish) Matheo, Mathias, Matteus, Mattias, Mats, Mattis, Matts(Swedish) Matviy(Ukrainian)
Same SpellingMatěj

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Name Days

Croatia: September 21
Slovakia: February 24

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Entry updated February 28, 2019