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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • Spanish : variant (plural) of Mata 1.
  • Catalan : variant spelling of Mates.
  • Czech (Mat’as), Slovak (Maťaš), and Croatian : from the personal name Mathias, Croatian Matija or Matej (see Matthew).
  • Lithuanian : from the personal name Matas, Lithuanian form of Latin Matthaeus (see Matthew).

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