Matija is a dominantly male name, but sometimes female name, in Croatia exclusively Croatian. It is one of the most common names (among the top hundred) in Croatia, with over twenty thousand namesakes living there.
The relative popularity of names Matija in Croatia
The name Matija was the most popular from years 1930 to 1940. The peak year was 1930. It was the least popular from years 1962 to 1972.
Name Matija is relatively more common in the north of the country. Most of the persons named Matija live in the following cities and municipalities: Zagreb (over three thousand), Split (over three hundred), Osijek (over three hundred). Relatively speaking, the city with the highest percentage of namesakes is Draž (1.34% of total population).