Mata Family History
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Mata Name Meaning
Portuguese and Spanish: habitational name from any of numerous places in Portugal and Spain named Mata, from mata ‘wood’, ‘forest’. Catalan: topographic name from mata ‘scrub’. Hungarian: from a pet form of the personal name Máté (see Matthew).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Mato, Mate, Mota, Matas, Maia, Maya, Mara, Marta, Malta, Mita