The name Mattle stems from two sources which were continually mixed up throughout the Middle Ages, so they can no longer be differentiated: one was Matthaeus the Evangelist, who was patron saint of tax collectors, and the other was Mattias ( Hebrew
for "gift of the gods"), who was one of the twelve Apostles.
Early Origins of the Mattle family
The surname Mattle was first found in Prussia
, where the family contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation, and would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. In later years the name branched into many houses, each playing a significant role in local
social and political affairs.
Early History of the Mattle family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mattle research.Another 270 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1504, 1558, 1681, 1710, 1727, 1761, 1764, 1809, 1811, and 1831 are included under the topic Early Mattle History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Mattle Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Matt, Matte, Mattlin, Matter, Mattler, Mattner, Mattmann and many more.
Early Notables of the Mattle family (pre 1700)
Prominent bearers of the family name Mattle during this time period were Johannes Mathesius (1504-65), who was a friend and disciple of Martin Luther. He is the author of the first biography of Luther, and himself wrote hymns and sermons. Johann Mattheson (1681-1764) was a musician and translator and produced the... Another 60 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Mattle Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Mattle family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Mattle Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- Ann Mattle, who arrived in Massachusetts in 1640 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)