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GenderMasculine & Feminine
ScriptsМатија Serbian
PronouncedPron.MA-tee-ya CroatianSerbian
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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.
VariantsMatic, Matjaž Slovene Mateja Serbian
DiminutivesTjaž Slovene Mate, 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 Matej Macedonian Mathias, Matteus, Mats, Matthias Norwegian Maciej, Mateusz Polish Mateus, Matias Portuguese Matheus Portuguese (Brazilian) Matei Romanian Matfey, Matvei, Matvey, Motya Russian Matej, Matúš Slovak Mateo, Matías Spanish Mathias, Matteus, Mattias, Mats, Matthias Swedish
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