Origins Available: French
As with many French family names, the distinguished surname Matteo 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 Matteo is derived from the Hebrew
Biblical given name Matityahu (Matthew), meaning gift of God.
Early Origins of the Matteo family
The surname Matteo 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 Matteo family
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Matteo 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 Matteo family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Matteo family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Matteo Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Aynese Matteo, who arrived on the SS Vincenzo Florio from Palermo in New York City in 1881
Contemporary Notables of the name Matteo (post 1700)
- Ernesto Matteo Poggi (1913-1992), Italian footballer and coach
- Giuseppe Matteo Alberti (1685-1751), Italian composer and violinist
- Matteo Gavi, Italian actor, known for The Teacher (2005) and La Cena (2007)
- Matteo Negrini (b. 1982), Italian footballer
- Matteo Andreini (b. 1981), San Marinese footballer
- Matteo Cozzani, Italian politician, Mayor of Porto Venere, Italy
- Matteo Ceccarini (b. 1972), Italian DJ, composer and sound designer
- Matteo Giordano (b. 1984), Italian footballer
- Matteo Maffucci (b. 1978), Italian musician, half of the pop rock duo Zero Assoluto
- Matteo Ferrari (b. 1979), Italian footballer