The surname Matney 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.
Early History of the Matney family
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Matney Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Matey, Mateu, Mathy, Mathay, Mathenay, Mathe, Mathey, Maathe, Mathei, Mattei, Mathei, Mathes and many more.
Early Notables of the Matney family (pre 1700)
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Chief Aviation Boatswain's Mate William R. Matney, American fuels officer in Operation Deep Freeze 1966, eponym of Matney Peak, an ice-free peak on the east side of Webster Glacier in the Heritage Range of the Ellsworth Mountains, Antarctica
Eddie Matney, American television chef, owner and executive chef of Eddie's House in Scottsdale, Arizona
Marc Edward Matney (b. 1963), American voice actor
Mr. Vernon Merferd Matney, American Fireman First Class from Texas, USA working aboard the ship "USS Arizona" when she sunk during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on 7th December 1941, he died in the sinking