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As with many French family names, the distinguished surname Mathis is rich in ancient heritage. The earliest forms of hereditary surnames in France were the patronymic surnames, which are derived from the father's given name, and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the mother's given name. The name Mathis is derived from the Hebrew Biblical given name Matityahu (Matthew), meaning gift of God.

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The surname Mathis was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France where the family has held a family seat since early times.

Spelling variations of this family name include: Mathieu, Mathieue, Mathieues, Mathieus, Mathieux, Mathis, Matieu, Matieue, Mathius, Matieues, Matieus, Matieux, Mathioux, Mathioue and many more.


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mathis research. Another 475 words (34 lines of text) covering the years 1286, 1682, 1808, 1810, and 1865 are included under the topic Early Mathis History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Another 25 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Mathis Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Mathis Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Ann Mathis, who landed in Virginia in 1636

Mathis Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Hans Jacob Mathis, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1733

Mathis Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Christian Mathis, who arrived in New York in 1847
  • Cathrine Mathis, aged 26, landed in New York, NY in 1852
  • Jean Mathis, aged 57, arrived in New York, NY in 1852
  • John C Mathis, who landed in Indiana in 1852
  • Madeleine Mathis, aged 23, arrived in New York, NY in 1852
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  • Samantha Mathis (b. 1970), American Screen Actors Guild Award and Young Artist Award nominated actress, American Psycho (2000), Buried (2010) and Broken Arrow (1996)
  • Robert Nathan Mathis (b. 1981), American NFL football outside linebacker for the Indianapolis Colts
  • Reginald Levi Mathis (b. 1956), former American football linebacker who played from 1979 to 1990
  • Rashean Jamil Mathis (b. 1980), American NFL football cornerback for the Detroit Lions
  • Kevin Bryant Mathis (b. 1974), former American NFL football cornerback who played from 1997 to 2006
  • Jeffrey Stephen "Jeff" Mathis (b. 1983), American Major League Baseball catcher for the Miami Marlin
  • Douglas Alan "Doug" Mathis (b. 1983), American Major League Baseball pitcher
  • Clint Mathis (b. 1976), retired American soccer player and current assistant coach of the Chicago Fire Soccer Club
  • Buster Mathis Jr. (b. 1970), American former professional boxer in the heavyweight division, son of Buster Mathis
  • Terance Mathis (b. 1967), American former NFL wide receiver who played from 1990 to 2002
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Mathis Historic Events



Arrow Air Flight 1285

  • Mr. Donald Lee Mathis (b. 1966), American Private from Las Vegas, Nevada, USA who died in the crash of Arrow Air Flight 1285 on December 12, 1985 in Gander, Newfoundland, Canada
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  • The Mathis Family of Little Egg Harbor by Murray Harris.
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Citations



    Other References

    1. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    2. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    3. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    4. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    5. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    6. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    9. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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