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Spelling variations of this family name include: Matey, Mateu, Mathy, Mathay, Mathenay, Mathe, Mathey, Maathe, Mathei, Mattei, Mathei, Mathes and many more.
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.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Matney research. Another 113 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1630 and 1696 are included under the topic Early Matney History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 23 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Matney Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: including many of the name who migrated to the New World from the mid 17th century onward.
The Matney Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Matney 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.
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