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Meaning and Origin of: Matlin

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic) : metronymic from the Yiddish personal name Matle (of Germanic origin) + the Slavic possessive suffix -in.
  • Possibly also a variant of German Mattlin, a topographic name from a diminutive of Middle High German matte ‘alpine meadow’.

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