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Multiple Origins for the Surname Matos


Spanish


The Matos 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."

Matos Early Origins



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

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Matos Spelling Variations


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Matos Spelling Variations



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

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Matos Early History


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Matos Early History



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

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Matos Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Matos Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Matos 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:

Matos Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jose Matos, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1881 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Daniel Matos, aged 30, who emigrated to America, in 1893

Matos Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Carlos Matos, aged 18, who emigrated to the United States, in 1906
  • Constantino Matos, aged 40, who landed in America from Baranquilla, Columbia, in 1908
  • Anita Matos, aged 15, who landed in America from Palamos, Spain, in 1912
  • Antonia Matos, aged 10, who settled in America from Guatemala, Guatemala Cent. Am, in 1915
  • Antonio Matos, aged 29, who emigrated to the United States from Corunna, Spain, in 1916
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Matos (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Matos (post 1700)



  • Harry Matos (b. 1911), American football player
  • Grant Matos (b. 1981), American National Football League wide receiver
  • Eddie "E-Z" Matos, American disc jockey and music producer from New York City
  • Eddie Matos (b. 1972), American actor
  • Pedro Matos (b. 1989), Brazilian football player
  • Roy Chaderton Matos (b. 1942), Venezuelan diplomat
  • Manuel Vieira de Matos (1861-1932), archbishop of Braga, Portugal
  • Marcelo Matos (b. 1984), Brazilian football midfielder
  • Marcelo Mendonça de Matos (b. 1984), Brazilian football midfielder
  • Marcelo Roberto Lima de Matos (b. 1986), Brazilian football midfielder
  • ... (Another 23 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Matos Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Other References

  1. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
  2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  4. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
  5. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
  6. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
  7. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  8. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
  9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  10. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
  11. ...

The Matos Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Matos 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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