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The Matarazzo 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."

Matarazzo Early Origins



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

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Matarazzo Spelling Variations


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Matarazzo Spelling Variations



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

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Matarazzo Early History


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Matarazzo Early History



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

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Matarazzo Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Matarazzo Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Matarazzo Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Matarazzo Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Antonia Matarazzo, aged 25, who arrived in America, in 1895

Matarazzo Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Domenico Matarazzo, aged 49, who arrived in America from Avellino, in 1902
  • Agostino Matarazzo, aged 37, who arrived in America from Cittanova, Italy, in 1903
  • Antonio Matarazzo, aged 18, who arrived in America from Montecorvino, in 1905
  • Enrico Matarazzo, aged 52, who arrived in America from Villabadessa, Italy, in 1909
  • Eduardo Matarazzo, aged 2, who arrived in America from Caiazzo, Italy, in 1910
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Matarazzo (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Matarazzo (post 1700)



  • Michael Richard Matarazzo (b. 1966), American former IFBB professional bodybuilder
  • Heather Amy Matarazzo (b. 1982), American actress, known for her role in the film Welcome to the Dollhouse (1995)
  • Raffaello Matarazzo (1909-1966), Italian filmmaker
  • Eduardo Matarazzo Suplicy (b. 1941), Brazilian left-wing politician, economist and professor
  • Francesco Antonio Maria Matarazzo (1854-1937), Count Matarazzo, Italian-born, Brazilian businessman and noble

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    6. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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    The Matarazzo Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Matarazzo Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 3 June 2014 at 08:19.

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