Matis Family History
Matis Name Meaning
Hungarian (Mátis); Slovak (also Mátis Mátiš); Romanian and Czech; Slovenian (also Matiš): from a pet form or other derivative of local equivalents such as Hungarian Máté (see Mate ) of the personal name Matthew . Compare Matas . English: patronymic from a pet form of Matthew . Greek: from a pet form of personal names such as Stamatios (see Stamatis ) Dimitris Mattheos (see Matthew ). American shortened form of Greek surnames ending in -matis such as Stamatis . Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Mates .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press