Matter Family History
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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