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Matteau History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



As with many French family names, the distinguished surname Matteau is rich in ancient heritage. The earliest forms of 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 Matteau is derived from the Hebrew Biblical given name Matityahu (Matthew), meaning gift of God.


Early Origins of the Matteau family


The surname Matteau was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France where the family has held a family seat since early times.

Early History of the Matteau family


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Matteau 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 Matteau family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Matteau 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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