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The Mata surname is a habitational name derived from any of numerous places in Portugal and Spain named Mata, from the Spanish word "mata," meaning "wood," or "a forest."

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The surname Mata was first found in Catalonia, in northeastern Spain.

Spelling variations of this family name include: Mata, Matas, Matos and others.


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mata research. Another 423 words (30 lines of text) covering the year 1469 is included under the topic Early Mata History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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More information is included under the topic Early Mata 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:

Mata Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Maria Mata who settled in Peru in 1559

Mata Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Pedro De Mata, who landed in America in 1811
  • Melchor De Mata, who arrived in America in 1813
  • Juan De Mata, who arrived in America in 1813
  • Gabriel Mata, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1817
  • Gabriel Mata who settled in Puerto Rico in 1817
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  • Mark Mata, American politician, Candidate for Mayor of Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, 2011
  • M. Troy Mata, American Republican politician, Candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Texas, 1994
  • Lisa Mata, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2012
  • Augustin Mata, American politician, Representative from Texas 23rd District, 1978
  • Eduardo Mata (1942-1995), Mexican internationally known music conductor
  • Mariano de la Mata (1905-1983), Augustinian priest and missionary to Brazil
  • Francisco Mata (b. 1932), Venezuelan singer and composer
  • Vanessa da Mata (b. 1976), Brazilian singer and composer
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    Other References

    1. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
    2. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    4. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
    5. Archivo General De Indias, Sevilla. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias durante los Siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Edited by the docents of the General Indian Archives under the Director of the Archives, Don Cristobal Bermudez Plata 3 Volumes - Volume 1 1509-1534. Sevilla, Spain: Imprenta de la Gavidia, 1940. Print.
    6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. Maduell, Charles R. Compiler Index of Spanish Citizens Entering the Port of New Orleans Between January 1840 and December 1865. New Orleans: The Compiler, 1966. Print.
    9. Diez, Ma Del Carmen Galbis. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias Durante los siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Archivo General de Indias Sevilla Volume 6. Murcia, Spain: Ministerio de Cultura, 1986. Print.
    10. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
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