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Origin and popularity of the name MATIS


Matis : 1: Hungarian (Mátis); Slovak (also Mátis Mátiš); Romanian and Czech; Slovenian (also Matiš): from a pet form or other derivative of local equivalents such as Hungarian Máté (see Mate) of the personal name Matthew. Compare Matas.2: English: patronymic from a pet form of Matthew.3: Greek: from a pet form of personal names such as Stamatios (see Stamatis) Dimitris Mattheos (see Matthew).4: American shortened form of Greek surnames ending in -matis such as Stamatis.5: Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Mates.

Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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