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Origin and popularity of the name MATE

Origin

Mate : 1: Hungarian (Máté): from the personal name Máté Hungarian form of Matthew.2: Slovenian: from a short form of the personal name Matevž Latin Matthaeus (see Matthew).3: Croatian: from a short form of the personal names Matija (from Latin Matthias) and Matej (from Latin Matthaeus; see Matthew).4: French (Maté): from a pet form of the personal name Mathieu French form of Matthew.5: Spanish (Maté): from a variant of the personal name Mateo.6: English: variant of Matt.7: American shortened and altered form of Greek Matis.8: West African (Ghana): name found among the Ga people reportedly denoting a first-born boy. Compare Matey.

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Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press
FANBI : The Oxford Dictionary if Family Names in Britain and Ireland, ©2016, University of the West of England

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