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Mathis Family History

Mathis Name Meaning
Dutch and French: from a variant of the personal name Mathias (see Matthew).English: patronymic from a pet form of Matthew.

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

992,974 Historical Documents with Mathis on Ancestry.com
214,016 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
31,285 Military Records
5,434 Immigration Records
122,879 Census and Voter Lists
619,360 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Mathis Families

  • Number of Mathis families
     388 - 774
     130 - 387
     1 - 129
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Mathis families
     9 - 16
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Mathis families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Mathis Family Origin

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Mathis Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Mathis

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Mathis Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Mathis census records

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Mathis Civil War Service Records

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