Gender / Sex: boy (Mata's also a girl name)
Meaning: gift of God
Sounds Like: Matt, Mat
Similar Names: Matz, Mats, Nata
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 1197
Mata \m(a)-ta\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Mata), is a variant of Matthew (Hebrew), and the meaning of Mata is "gift of God".
The baby name Mata sounds like Matt and Mat. Other similar baby names are Matz, Mats and Nata.
Mata is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#1197 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)