Matas Family History

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Matas Name Meaning

Spanish: variant (plural) of Mata 1. Catalan: variant spelling of Mates. Czech (Mat’as), Slovak (Mataš), and Croatian: from the personal name Mathias, Croatian Matija or Matej (see Matthew). Lithuanian: from the personal name Matas, Lithuanian form of Latin Matthaeus (see Matthew).

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


Similar surnames: Matis, Matias, Matus, Mates, Mata, Maras, Matos, Matey, Matyas, Matti

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Matas Family Origin

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Matas Family Occupations

What did your Matas ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Matas occupation in the USA was Cutler. 25% of Matas's were Cutlers. Cutler, Doctor and Labor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Matas. A less common occupation for the Matas family was Works As Baker.

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  • Cutler

    25%
  • Doctor

    25%
  • Labor

    25%
  • Works As Baker

    25%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Matas ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Matas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Matas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Matas census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Matas. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Matas. For the veterans among your Matas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Matas Life Expectancy

What is the average Matas lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Matas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Matas in 1963 was 77, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Matas

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Matas ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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