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Scripts Матија(Serbian)
Pronounced Pron. MA-tee-ya(Croatian, Serbian)
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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.

Related Names

VariantsMatic, Matjaž(Slovene) Mateja(Serbian)
DiminutivesTjaž(Slovene) Mate, Matko, Mato(Croatian)
Feminine FormsMateja(Slovene) Matea, 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, Matthias(Danish) Mathijs, Matthias, Matthijs, Thijs, Ties(Dutch) Matthew, Mat, Mathew, Matt, Mattie, Matty(English) Matias, Matti(Finnish) Matéo, Mathéo, Mathias, Mathieu, Mathis, Mattéo, 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) Matīss(Latvian) Matas, Motiejus(Lithuanian) Matej(Macedonian) Matheo, 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) Matheo, Mathias, Matteus, Mattias, Mats, Matthias, Matts(Swedish)
Surname DescendantMatić(Croatian)

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Croatia: May 14
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