The name Mittler 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 (
for "gift of the gods"), who was one of the twelve Apostles.
, 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
social and political affairs.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mittler research.Another 146 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1504, 1558, 1681, 1710, 1727, 1761, 1764, 1809, 1811, and 1831 are included under the topic Early Mittler History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
of this family name include: Matt, Matte, Mattlin, Matter, Mattler, Mattner, Mattmann and many more.
Prominent bearers of the family name Mittler 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 Mittler Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.