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


Mateus is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Mateus?

Mateus is a Portuguese variant of the name Matthew, which derived from the Greek name Matthaĩos (Μαθθαῖος) or the Hebrew name Mattityahu (מַתִּתְיָהוּ).

What does the name Mateus mean?

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

Pronunciation of Mateus

Variants of the name Mateus

Matheus Mattheus Matthäus

Popularity of the name Mateus

The name Mateus is ranked #2594 overall.

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