Origin: Russian from Latin
Nicknames: Mona, Mattie, Trya, Tony
Detail: The name Matryona is related to the Latin root mater meaning “mother”.
Matryona’s Place (sometimes Matryona’s Home or House) is a story written in 1959 by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn. It is the tale of an old peasant woman’s determined struggle against cold, hunger, and greedy relatives.