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Matamoros Family History

Matamoros Name Meaning
Spanish: from Matamoros meaning ‘killer of Moors’, a title given to Spain’s patron saint, St. James, in the Middle Ages (from matar ‘to kill’ + moros ‘Moors’). According to legend, the saint appeared to a 9th-century Spanish king during a battle, and enabled him to massacre 60,000 Saracens.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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25,088 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
118 Military Records
1,062 Immigration Records
1,094 Census and Voter Lists
818 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Matamoros Families

  • Number of Matamoros families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Matamoros Family Origin

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Matamoros Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Matamoros

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Matamoros Family Occupations

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Military Service by Matamoros

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