Name Matej Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Matej


Matej is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Matej?

Matej is a Slavic variant of the name Matthew. Matthew has its origin in the Greek name Matthaĩos (Μαθθαῖος), which in turn derives from the Hebrew name Mattitjahu (מַתִּתְיָהוּ).

What does the name Matej mean?

Matej means “gift of Yahweh” (from Hebrew “mattath/מַתָּת” = gift + “yah/יָה” = referring to the Hebrew God).

Pronunciation of Matej

Variants of the name Matej


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Popularity of the name Matej

The name Matej is ranked #6268 overall.

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