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Mathes Family History

Mathes Name Meaning
English: patronymic from a pet form of Matthew.French (Mathès) and German: from the personal names Mathias or Mattheus (see Matthew).

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

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48,298 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
7,643 Military Records
3,636 Immigration Records
33,347 Census and Voter Lists
69,472 Member Family Trees

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Name Distribution of Mathes Families

  • Number of Mathes families
     44 - 86
     15 - 43
     1 - 14
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Mathes families
     39 - 75
     14 - 38
     1 - 13
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Mathes families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Mathes Family Origin

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Mathes Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Mathes

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Mathes Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Mathes census records

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Mathes Civil War Service Records

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