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Origin and popularity of the name MATUS

Origin

Matus : 1: Slovak (also Matuš Matúš Maťuš Maťúš Maťus and Matús) and Czech (Moravian) (Matuš Matúš and Matůš); Polish and Rusyn; Croatian and Slovenian (Matuš): from variants or pet forms (e.g. Slovak vernacular and Czech dialect Matúš) of Slavic equivalents of the Latin personal name Matthaeus or Matthias (see Matthew). Compare Mathus 1.2: Hungarian: from a pet form of the personal name Máté Hungarian form of Matthew. Compare Mathus 1.3: Hispanic (mainly Mexico and Chile): unexplained.4: Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Mates.

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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 1,181 individuals with the name MATUS on Geneanet.

 

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