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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Mattox

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Alt. Meaning

M is for mystery, the part of you that cannot be explained.

A is for angelic, a truly pure heart

T is for time, you give to friends.

T is for treasure, that of your friendship.

O is for outgoing, so sociable are you

X is for Xanadu, your place of paradise.

Notable Persons Named Mattox

Mattox was born on January 19th, 1938 in Coral Gables, Florida.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Mattox

Gregory Walcott was an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1952 to 1994. Gregory was given the name Bernard Mattox on January 13th, 1928 in Wendell, North Carolina. Gregory is also known as Greg Walcott. He left this life on March 20th, 2015.


Jim Mattox was an Attorney General of Texas, Member of the Texas House of Representatives from District and Member of theTexas House of Representativesfrom District 33 (East Dallas). Jim was born on August 29th, 1943 in Dallas. He passed away on November 20th, 2008.


Martha Mattox was an actor. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1913 to 1933. Martha was born on June 19th, 1879 in Natchez, Mississippi, U.S. She passed away on May 2nd, 1933.



Matt was born on February 9th, 1982 in Topeka, Kansas.


Cloy Mattox was a baseball. Cloy was born on November 24th, 1902 in Leesville, Virginia. He died on August 3rd, 1985.


How popular is the baby name Mattox in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
2002 7 0 7
2003 14 0 14
2004 17 0 17
2005 31 0 31
2006 43 5 38
2007 41 6 35
2008 34 0 34
2009 37 0 37
2010 41 6 35
2011 46 7 39
2012 28 0 28
2013 39 0 39
2014 36 0 36
2015 47 0 47
2016 36 0 36
2017 36 0 36

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Popularity of Mattox as a first name

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Popularity of Mattox as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Mattox U.S.
  White 72.93% 64.26%
  African American 21.49% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.50% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.60% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.41% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.08% 16.26%

Of Last Name Mattox

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

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Fun Facts about the name Mattox

  • How Popular is the name Mattox? Mattox is the 15,682nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Mattox was the 3,535th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Mattox have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 533 babies born with the first name Mattox in the United States. That's more than enough people named Mattox 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 Mattox? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2002 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Mattox first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Mattox is Friday, November 6th, 1908.
  • What year had the most people named Mattox born? The highest recorded use of the first name Mattox was in 2015 with a total of 47 babies.
  • Random Mattox Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Mattox is not a popular baby boy's name in Georgia. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Mattox: Your name in reverse order is Xottam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ttxoam. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Mattox? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 10,099 people with the last name Mattox.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Mattox? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Mattox as their last name.

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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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