Mate is a male name, in Croatia exclusively Croatian. It is one of the more common names (among the top 500) in Croatia, with over ten thousand namesakes living there.
The relative popularity of names Mate in Croatia
The name Mate was the most popular from years 1929 to 1939. The peak year was 1930. It was the least popular from years 2001 to 2011.
Name Mate is present almost exclusively in the south of the country. Most of the persons named Mate live in the following cities and municipalities: Split (over a thousand), Zagreb (over a thousand), Zadar (over four hundred). Relatively speaking, the city with the highest percentage of namesakes is Lokvičići (1.32% of total population).