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Matzen Family History

Matzen Name Meaning
North German: patronymic from a pet form of the personal name Matthäus or Matthias (see Matthew).German and Dutch: habitational name from Matzen in the Eifel region.

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

36,679 Historical Documents with Matzen on Ancestry.com
17,797 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,184 Military Records
1,984 Immigration Records
4,315 Census and Voter Lists
11,399 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Matzen Families

  • Number of Matzen families
     11 - 19
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Matzen families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Matzen families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Matzen census records

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Matzen Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Matzen families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Matzen Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Matzen families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Matzen

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Matzen Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Matzen census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Matzen ancestors, such as occupation.

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Matzen Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

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