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 Mathivat is derived from the Hebrew Biblical given name Matityahu (Matthew), meaning gift of God.
Early Origins of the Mathivat family
family seat since early times.
Early History of the Mathivat family
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Mathivat Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Mathieu, Mathieue, Mathieues, Mathieus, Mathieux, Mathis, Matieu, Matieue, Mathius, Matieues, Matieus, Matieux, Mathioux, Mathioue and many more.
Early Notables of the Mathivat family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Mathivat family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Joseph Mathieu, who settled in Louisiana in 1756; Jodoin Mathieu settled in Philadelphia in 1805; R. Mathieu, aged 50; settled in Edenton, North Carolina, in 1820.
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