The surname Matheny was first found in Champagne, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Ardennes/Marne and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.
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Matt Matheny (b. 1970), American college basketball coach
Luke Matheny (b. 1976), Academy Award winning American actor, writer and director
Judd Matheny (b. 1970), American Tennessee State Representative
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Read Matheny, American politician, Member of South Dakota State House of Representatives 33rd District, 1911-12 
M. F. Matheny, American Republican politician, Member of West Virginia State Senate 7th District, 1903-04; Member of West Virginia State House of Delegates from Raleigh County, 1909-10; Candidate for U.S. Representative from West Virginia 6th District, 1936 
James H. Matheny, American politician, Delegate to Illinois State Constitutional Convention from Sangamon County, 1847