Matus Family History
Matus Name Meaning
Slovak (also Matuš Matúš Maťuš Maťúš Maťus and Matús) and Czech (Moravian) (Matuš Matúš and Matůš); Polish and Rusyn; Croatian and Slovenian (Matuš): from variants or pet forms (e.g. Slovak vernacular and Czech dialect Matúš) of Slavic equivalents of the Latin personal name Matthaeus or Matthias (see Matthew ). Compare Mathus Hungarian: from a pet form of the personal name Máté Hungarian form of Matthew . Compare Mathus Hispanic (mainly Mexico and Chile): unexplained. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Mates .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022