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Matamoros Name Meaning

Spanish: from Matamoros meaning ‘killer of Moors’, a title given to Spain’s patron saint, St. James, in the Middle Ages (from matar ‘to kill’ + moros ‘Moors’). According to legend, the saint appeared to a 9th-century Spanish king during a battle, and enabled him to massacre 60,000 Saracens.

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


Similar surnames: Moros, Matalon, Maturo, Yamamoto, Matters, Lambros, Matos, Miyamoto

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Matamoros Family Origin

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Matamoros Family Occupations

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In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Matamoros.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    100%

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There are 119 military records available for the last name Matamoros. For the veterans among your Matamoros ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Matamoros Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Matamoros life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Matamoros in 1963 was 56, and 88 in 2004.

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