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Matter Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived by a meadow, from Matte 1 + -er, suffix denoting an inhabitant. English and Dutch: occupational name for a maker of mats, from an agent derivative of Middle English matte, Middle Dutch mat ‘mat’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Matte, Malter, Mutter, Latter, Motter, Mitter, Matters, Master

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Matter Family Origin

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Matter Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    100%

In 1881, the most common Matter occupation in the UK was Blacksmith. 100% of Matter's were Blacksmiths.

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Matter Historical Records

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Matter Life Expectancy

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