Mattern Family History
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Mattern Name Meaning
German (especially Silesia) and Dutch: from the medieval personal name Matern, a derivative of the Roman personal name Maternus (from Latin mater ‘mother’), which was the name of a legendary saint. Dutch: from materne ‘prioress’, hence presumably a nickname.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Matter, Master, Malter, Matte, Mitter, Materna, Masten, Matzen