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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Mattis mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Mattis

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Alt. Meaning

M is for marvelous, which is how others see you

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

T is for tender, loving nature.

T is for teacher, you truly are.

I is for interest, you show in others.

S is for sincere, a model of truth.

Notable Persons Named Mattis

Mattis was born on March 15th, 1959.


Mattis was born on June 30th, 1924. He passed away on October 9th, 2010.


Mattis was born on May 18th, 1973.


Mattis Adem is a sports team member for the K.R.C. Mechelen.


Mattis Nerheim is an athlete for the Ullensaker/Kisa IL.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Mattis

James Mattis is a military person. His military service ended in 2013.


Peter Mattis is a vp of engineering.


Guilherme Mattis is a soccer player for the Esporte Clube Vitória, Clube Atlético Bragantino, Guarani FC, Ferroviário Atlético Clube (CE), and Fluminense FC. Guilherme was born on September 12th, 1990 in São Paulo, Brazil.


Everton Mattis is a cricketer. Everton was born on April 11th, 1957 in Kingston, Jamaica.


Dwayne Mattis is a soccer player for the Huddersfield Town A.F.C., Bury F.C., Barnsley F.C., Walsall F.C., Chesterfield F.C., Macclesfield Town F.C., and Republic of Ireland national under-21 football team. Dwayne was born on July 31st, 1981 in Huddersfield, England.


Tyesha was born on April 17th, 1999 in Hackney Central.


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Popularity of Mattis as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Mattis U.S.
  White 68.91% 64.26%
  African American 25.58% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.77% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.44% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.35% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.95% 16.26%

Of Last Name Mattis

People with the last name Mattis are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Mattis

  • How Popular is the name Mattis? Mattis is the 28,856th most popular name of all time. As a last name Mattis was the 11,472nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Mattis have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 173 babies born with the first name Mattis in the United States. That's more than enough people named Mattis to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Mattis? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2003 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Mattis first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Mattis is Saturday, March 9th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Mattis born? The highest recorded use of the first name Mattis was in 2017 with a total of 69 babies.
  • Random Mattis Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Mattis is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Mattis: Your name in reverse order is Sittam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ttamsi. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Mattis? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,744 people with the last name Mattis.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Mattis? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Mattis as their last name since less than 1 person in 108k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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