Matthee History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Matthee family

The surname Matthee 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 Matthee family

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Matthee 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 Matthee family (pre 1700)

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Matthee Ranking

In South Africa, the name Matthee is the 864th most popular surname with an estimated 8,111 people with that name. [1]

Migration of the Matthee family

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.


Contemporary Notables of the name Matthee (post 1700) +

  • Dalene Matthee (1938-2005), South African author, best known for her four Forest Novels


  1. ^ https://forebears.io/south-africa/surnames


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