Pronounced Pron. mah-TIES (Dutch), mah-TEES (West Frisian)
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Contributor Contrib.Lucille on 4/8/2016
Medieval Dutch form of Matthijs as well as the modern Afrikaans and West Frisian form of Matthijs. In the Netherlands, the name has survived to modern times, but it is highly rare there currently, especially when compared to its modern counterpart.A known bearer of this name was the Flemish painter and draughtsman Matthys Cock (c. 1505-1548).