The name Mattmann 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 Mattmann family
The surname Mattmann 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 Mattmann family
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Mattmann Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Matt, Matte, Mattlin, Matter, Mattler, Mattner, Mattmann and many more.
Early Notables of the Mattmann family (pre 1700)
Prominent bearers of the family name Mattmann 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 Mattmann Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Mattmann family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Mattmann Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Philibert Mattmann, who arrived in America in 1740
Historic Events for the Mattmann family
- Mr. Adolf Mattmann (d. 1912), aged 20, English Ice Man from Southampton, Hampshire who worked aboard the RMS Titanic and died in the sinking CITATION[CLOSE]
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