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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.

Mattmann Early Origins



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.

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Mattmann Spelling Variations


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Mattmann Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Matt, M atte, Mattlin, Matter, Mattler, Mattner, Mattmann and many more.

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Mattmann Early History


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Mattmann Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mattmann 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 Mattmann History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Mattmann Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Mattmann Early Notables (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.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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

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Mattmann Historic Events


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Mattmann Historic Events




RMS Titanic

  • Mr. Adolf Mattmann (d. 1912), aged 20, English Ice Man from Southampton, Hampshire who worked aboard the RMS Titanic and died in the sinking

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Mattmann Family Crest Products


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Mattmann Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    2. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    3. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    6. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    9. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    10. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    11. ...

    The Mattmann Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Mattmann Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 19 February 2014 at 15:00.

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