Mateljan Family History
Mateljan Surname History
There is a Mateljan family story that the Mateljan family originated in Holland but moved into Croatia about 1300 years ago. From Croatia, branches of the family moved to the United States and Australia. This Mateljan research page contains the accumulated history of the Mateljan last name made up of user-contributed content from other AncientFaces users. The Mateljan family is an old family line that has spread all across the world over time, and as the Mateljan family has migrated it has changed, making it's history challenging to uncover.
According to one Mateljan family story, the Mateljan crest originated in Holland. Around 1300 years ago, the family migrated to Croatia and hundreds of years later, one branch went to America (after World War II) and one branch went to Australia (see "fun facts" below for information on the Australian branch.)
Mateljan country of origin
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The nationality of Mateljan may be very difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Mateljan may be difficult to determine based on whether the surname originated organically and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of names that are based on a professional trade, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).
Meaning of the last name Mateljan
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The meaning of Mateljan come may come from a trade, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these trade-based last names might be a profession in a different language. Because of this it is essential to know the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its early ancestors. Many modern names like Mateljan come from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and so forth. Often these surnames relate to a religious sentiment such as "Worthy of praise".
- George Mateljan 1888 - 1978
- Elizabeth Mateljan 1914 - 2003
- Dan Z Mateljan 1935 - 2004
- M L Mateljan 1935 - 1989
- Charles James Mateljan 1937 - 2006
- Frank Mateljan 1910 - 1982
- Steve Mateljan 1891 - 1973
- Joseph Mateljan 1928 - 2005
- Lucy Mateljan 1892 - 1979
- William A Mateljan 1921 - 1988
- Stephanie Mateljan 1908 - 1996
- Caroline Mateljan 1913 - 1974
- Nicholas Mateljan 1895 - 1968
- Joseph Mateljan 1909 - 1961
- John Mateljan 1908 - 1978
- Bartholome V Mateljan 1918 - 1994
- Mary A Mateljan 1915 - 2000
- Mike Mateljan 1907 - 1964
- Jennie Mateljan 1914 - 1994
- Bernard Mateljan 1914 - 1990
Mateljan Family Tree
Famous people named Mateljan
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Mateljan
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Mateljan. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Fun facts about the Mateljan family
- If your grandfather was Tony Mateljan (son of Ante) who was born in Grohote on the island of Sholta on the Dalmation coast of Croatia, contact me as you are step-family. Tony had 3 wives and his 3rd wife was my grandmother Jozitsa. Tony fathered 2 other children - Beppie (RIP) and Terry (RIP). email me firstname.lastname@example.org
Mateljan spelling variations
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Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Mateljan family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. In early history when few people could write, names such as Mateljan were written down based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Mateljan. Names like Mateljan vary in how they're said and written as they travel across tribes, family branches, and countries over the years.