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Matys History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



As with many French family names, the distinguished surname Matys 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 Matys is derived from the Hebrew Biblical given name Matityahu (Matthew), meaning gift of God.

Early Origins of the Matys family


The surname Matys 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 Matys family


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Another 475 words (34 lines of text) covering the years 1286, 1682, 1808, 1810, and 1865 are included under the topic Early Matys History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Matys Spelling Variations


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 Matys family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Matys family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Joseph Mathieu, who settled in Louisiana in 1756; Jodoin Mathieu settled in Philadelphia in 1805; R. Mathieu, aged 50; settled in Edenton, North Carolina, in 1820.

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