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


Matheo is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Matheo?

Matheo is a form of Matteo or Mateo and derived from the name Matthew, which is of Hebrew origin.

What does the name Matheo mean?

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

Other variants

There are multiple variants of the name Matheo. The most common ones are Matteo and Mateo. Other variants are Mateó, Mathéo, Mattheo, Matthéo, Mattéo or Matéo. Female variants are Mathea, Mattea or Matea.

Middle Names

Popular middle names for Matheo are Elias, Alexander, Luca, Gabriel, Maximilian, Louis, Antonio, Joel, Noel, Elia, Valentin, Christian, Constantin, Emilio, Finneas and Leo.


Popular nicknames for Matheo are Matt, Matty, Theo or Matts.

Famous people named Matheo

  • German goal Matheo Raab (born 1998) is playing for Hamburg SV (2022).
  • Matheo Nykänen (1963 - 2019), also named Matti Nykänen, was a Finnish ski jumper. He won the Four-Hills-Tournament in 1982/83 and 1987/88.
  • Belgian composer Matheo Romero or Mathieu Rosmarin (1575 - 1647) composed works such as “Romerico Florido”.

Pronunciation of Matheo

Variants of the name Matheo

Mateo Mathéo Matteo Mattheo Matthéo Mattéo Matéo

Popularity of the name Matheo

The name Matheo is ranked #44 overall. It is very popular with parents-to-be and is often chosen as a baby name.

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