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Matheny Family History

Matheny Name Meaning
English: of French (possibly Huguenot) origin. According to family tradition, this is a habitational name from a place called Mathenay in the French Alps.

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

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43,710 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
7,296 Military Records
799 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Matheny Families

  • Number of Matheny families
     55 - 108
     19 - 54
     1 - 18
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Matheny families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Matheny last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Matheny Family Origin

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Matheny Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Matheny

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Matheny Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Matheny census records

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Matheny Civil War Service Records

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