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Find more Mattis relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 224 more people named Mattis in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 1,351 people named Mattis in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 17% more people named Mattis in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,575 people named Mattis were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 30% were children
  • For 811 females, Margaret was the most common name
  • 43% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,098
  • 12% reported their race as other than white

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As Mattis families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • Most mothers originated from Russia
  • 34% were first-generation Americans
  • 15% were born in foreign countries
  • 462 were first-generation Americans