Mateja Family History

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Mateja Name Meaning

Polish and Czech (Mateja): from a derivative of Polish Mateusz, Czech Matej, or some other Slavic form of the Latin personal name Matthaeus or Mathias (see Matthew).

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


Similar surnames: Matejka, Matejek, Matula, Matura, Madej, Matejcek, Matias, Mate

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Mateja Family Origin

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Mateja Family Occupations

What did your Mateja ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, At Home and Carpenter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Mateja. The most common Mateja occupation in the USA was At Home. 50% of Mateja's were At Homes.

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  • At Home

    50%
  • Carpenter

    50%

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

Mateja Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mateja. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mateja 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 Mateja. 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 Mateja. For the veterans among your Mateja ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mateja Life Expectancy

What is the average Mateja lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Mateja life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Mateja in 1943 was 71, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mateja

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mateja 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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