Gender Masculine
Usage Dutch
Pronounced Pron. TEES  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Diminutive of Matthijs, Diederik and other names beginning with the Old High German element diota, Old Frankish þeoda meaning "people".

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VariantsDick, Dirk, Thijs, Tijs
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) Matej, Mateo, Matija, Mate, Matko, Mato(Croatian) Matěj, Matouš, Matyáš(Czech) Mathias, Mads(Danish) Dederick, Derrick, Matthew, Derek, Derick, Deryck, Dirk, Mathew(English) Mati, Mattias, Tiidrik, Madis, Tiit(Estonian) Matias, Matti(Finnish) Matéo, Mathéo, Mathias, Mathieu, Mattéo, Matthias, Matthieu, Thierry, Mathis, Mathys, Matis(French) Durk(Frisian) Mate(Georgian) Diedrich, Dietrich, Mathias, Matthias, Didi, Diederich, Dieter, Dirk, Mathis, Matthäus, Mattis, Thilo, Till, Tilo(German) Theoderich(Germanic) Theodoric, Theodoricus, Þiudareiks, Theudoricus(Gothic) Matthaios, Mattheos(Greek) Makaio(Hawaiian) Mattityahu(Hebrew) Máté, Mátyás(Hungarian) Matthías(Icelandic) Maitiú(Irish) Matteo, Mattia(Italian) Matīss(Latvian) Matas, Motiejus(Lithuanian) Dirk(Low German) Matej(Macedonian) Tielo(Medieval German) Matheo, Mathias, Matteus, Mats, Mattis(Norwegian) Þeudōrīks(Old Germanic) Maciej, Mateusz(Polish) Mateus, Matias(Portuguese) Matheus(Portuguese (Brazilian)) Matei(Romanian) Matvei, Matvey, Matfey(Russian) Mateja, Matija(Serbian) Matej, Matúš(Slovak) Matej, Matevž, Matija, Matjaž, Matic, Tjaž(Slovene) Mateo, Matías(Spanish) Matheo, Mathias, Matteus, Mattias, Mats, Mattis, Matts(Swedish) Matviy(Ukrainian)

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Entry updated December 7, 2022