First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Matz

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Alt. Meaning

M is for marvelous, which is how others see you

A is for activities, for you have many.

T is for touching, the way you show you are.

Z is for zeal, your zest for life.

Notable Persons Named Matz

Matz Sels is a soccer player for the K.A.A. Gent, Lierse S.K., Belgium national under-17 football team, and Belgium national under-19 football team. Matz was born on February 26th, 1992 in Belgium.


Robban Eriksson is a garage rock, rock music, garage punk, punk rock, and power pop musician and songwriter. He plays Drum kit, Percussion instrument, Conn-Selmer, Pearl Drums, and Vocals. His most notable accomplishments were from 1988 to present. Robban was given the name Matz Robert Eriksson on March 7th, 1972. Robban is also known as Robert Hellacopter, Bruce Lee Hellacopter, and Rockanimal.


Matz was born on October 30th, 1760. He breathed his last breath on August 12th, 1813.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Matz

Steven Matz is a baseball player for the New York Mets. Steven was born on May 29th, 1991 in Stony Brook, New York.


Peter Matz was a popular music musician. His career lasted from 1954 to 1995. Peter was born Peter Matz on November 6th, 1928 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S. He passed away on August 9th, 2002.


Jeff Matz is a doom metal, sludge metal, stoner rock, and alternative metal musician. He plays Bass guitar. Jeff was born in 1977.


Rudolf was born on September 19th, 1901. He left this life on March 22nd, 1988.


Howard Matz is a Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the Central District of California, Judge of the United States District Court for the Central District of California, Senior Judgeof theUnited States District Court for the Central District of Californi. Howard was born in 1943.



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Popularity of Matz as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Matz U.S.
  White 93.37% 64.26%
  African American 0.78% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.82% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.37% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.42% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.25% 16.26%

Of Last Name Matz

People with the last name Matz are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Matz

  • How Popular is the name Matz? As a last name Matz was the 6,587th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Matz first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Matz is Thursday, May 14th, 1885.
  • How unique is the name Matz? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Matz. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Matz: Your name in reverse order is Ztam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Atzm. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Matz? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 5,143 people with the last name Matz.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Matz? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Matz as their last name.

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