Matts Olsson was born about 1681, in Löt, Uppsala, Sweden. He had at least 3 sons and 4 daughters with Brita. He died on 9 March 1729, in his hometown, at the age of 49, and was buried in Löt, Uppsala, Sweden.
Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Lars, Lennart, Sven, Nils, Erik, Mats, Per, Anders, Bjorn, Fredrik, Nels, Olle. German Hans, Kurt, Fritz, Ingeborg, Otto, Ute.
Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Ola, a short form of Olof, Swedish variant of Olaf (see Olafsen ), or a shortened form of the patronymic Olofsson (see Olofson ). Compare Ohlsson , Oleson , and Olson .
German (Eastphalia): patronymic from a short form of the personal name Ulrich .