Matthew Surname History
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- Matthew spelling & pronunciation
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Matthew Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Matthew is often very difficult to determine because regional boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Matthew may be difficult to determine based on whether the name came about organically and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of names that are based on a profession, which can appear in multiple countries independently (such as the family name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).
Matthew Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Matthew come may come from a craft, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Some of these profession-based last names may be a profession in some other language. This is why it is essential to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many names like Matthew originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so forth. In many cases these surnames relate to a religious expression such as "Favored of God".
Matthew Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Matthew were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Matthew. Surnames like Matthew vary in how they're spelled as they travel across villages, family unions, and countries over the years. Researching misspellings and spelling variations of the Matthew family name are important to understanding the history of the name.
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Matthew Family Tree
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- Hyram Matthew Lett 1882 - ?
- Moses Matthew Shockey 1886 - ?
- Virgil Matthew Tabor 1909 - ?
- Michael Matthew Pesta 1943 - ?
- Richard Matthew Pesta 1968 - ?
- Collisson, Matthew Anderson 1807 - ?
- Lieut. Matthew Matthew Noble 1736 - 1804
- Ajnet Matthew Arundel
- John Matthew Greene 1721 - ?
- Capt. Matthew Martin 1763 - 1846