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Re: ORIGINS of MATTA Surname???
Posted by: Richard Matta Date: December 25, 2001 at 09:31:47
In Reply to: Re: ORIGINS of MATTA Surname??? by Gene Kocis of 68

I've always wondered whether it had Roman roots, as it is common throughout the Mediterranean region and southeastern Europe, and I have been told by Italians that it has (several) meanings depending on exact spelling.</br></br>BTW, I understand that Clement Matta, who posted to this board, recently passed away.


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