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Matos Family History

Matos Name Meaning
Portuguese: widespread habitational name from any of numerous places in Portugal named Matos, from mata ‘brushwood’, ‘scrub’, ‘thicket’.Spanish: topographic name, from the plural of Mato.Hungarian: variant of Matus.

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

172,993 Historical Documents with Matos on Ancestry.com
86,274 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,128 Military Records
8,709 Immigration Records
40,296 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Matos Families

  • Number of Matos families
     112 - 221
     38 - 111
     1 - 37
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Matos families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Matos last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Matos census records

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Matos Family Origin

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Matos Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Matos

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Matos Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Matos census records

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Matos Civil War Service Records

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