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Mat - Meaning of Mat

What does Mat mean?

[ 1 syll. mat, ma-t ] The baby boy name Mat is sometimes used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is MAET †. Mat is an English name of Hebrew origin. Mat is a short form of the name Matthew (English).

See also the related category hebrew.

Mat is uncommon as a baby name for boys. At the modest height of its usage in 1902, 0.007% of baby boys were given the name Mat. Its ranking then was #840. The baby name has since experienced a fall in popularity, and is today of sporadic use. Within the group of boy names directly linked to Mat, Matthew was the most popular in 2018. Mat has in the past century been predominantly given to baby boys.

Baby names that sound like Mat include Matt (English, Estonian, and French), Maed, Maede, Mahmúd, Maide, Mate (Hungarian), Math (Welsh), Mathe (German), Mathé, Mead (English), Meade (English), Medad, Meed, Meede, Mehmed (Turkish), Mehmoud, Mende, Mint, Minte, and Mintee.

† Pronunciation for Mat: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)"


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