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Origin and popularity of the name MATT

Origin

Matt : 3: English: from the Middle English personal name Mat(t)e a diminutive of Matthew. Compare Matkin Maton and Matson.1: German: from a short form of the personal name Matthias or Matthäus (see Matthew).2: German: variant of Matte ‘meadow’.4: English: occupational name or nickname from Middle English mat(te) ‘mat’ perhaps for a mat-maker (compare Matter).

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

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Geographic distribution of the 12,063 individuals with the name MATT on Geneanet.

 

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