Meaning of Mateus

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Mateus is a name with a special meaning, closely linked to the religious issue.

Mateus is a name with a special meaning, closely linked to the religious issue. The page is made up of sections whose main ones are: historical references, the meaning and the interactive part, where you can talk about your opinion about the meaning of this name.

The historical reference shows renowned characters with the name Matthew.

See also: List of top male biblical names.

Meaning of Mateus

Meaning of Mateus is God's Offering

The meaning of Matthew is “Gift of God”.

Mateus is the traditional English form of Matitias, which is a Greek translation of the Aramaic מתי (Mattay, Maty).

Derived from the Hebrew name מתתיהו (Matatyahu, Mattathias) or מתיתיהו (Matityahu, Mattithiah), Matthew means “gift of Jehovah” or “gift of Jehovah”.

The Hebrew name can also be spelled מתניהו (Matanyahu, Mattaniah). Related names include נתניהו (Netanyahu, Nethaniah), and יהונתן (Yehonatan, Jonathan).

As we will see in the references section, he is one of the writers of the Gospels of Jesus Christ.

References and curiosities with the name Mateus

Image of the evangelist Matthew
Image of the evangelist Matthew

Let’s go the main references with the name Mateus.

  • Matthew was one of Jesus’ apostles, after having been a tax collector in Jerusalem.
  • Gospel according to Matthew (or Gospel of Matthew) is one of the four canonical gospels and is the first book of the New Testament. It is a book that talks about the life, ministry, death and resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth.
  • Jorge & Mateus is a country music duo from Brazil, formed by singers Jorge Alves Barcelos and Mateus Pedro Liduário Oliveira
  • Mateus was a sculptor and architect, craftsman of the Portico da Glória of the cathedral of Santiago de Compostela. He is also the author of the stony choir of the cathedral.
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