|Subject:||Re: Looking for a name and meaning,history etc.|
|Author:||Anneza (Authenticated as Anneza)|
|Date:||October 2, 2006 at 1:51:03 AM|
|Reply to:||Looking for a name and meaning,history etc. by Gwen|
This is a guess, as you don't give us any info on where you found this name, the language, the approximate date etc.
Could be it's based on the word for an early-morning church service - Matins. There was a Roman goddess called Matutina, if I remember correctly, who was in charge of sunrise, so Matina could be a new way of naming a girl born then ... like Dawn.
Or it could equally be someone's attempt at feminising Matthew. Anything more that you could tell us woule help.
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