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Matelski Family History

Matelski Name Meaning

Polish: from a derivative of the personal name Mateusz (see Matthew).

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

Similar surnames: Matkowski, Matejek, Malewski, Mastalski, Mateos, Tafelski, Pawelski

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Where is the Matelski family from?

You can see how Matelski families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Matelski family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Matelski families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 3 Matelski families living in Nebraska. This was 100% of all the recorded Matelski's in the USA. Nebraska had the highest population of Matelski families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Matelski surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Matelski ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Matelski. 39% of Matelski men worked as a Laborer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Baker
  • Caretaker
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What Matelski family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 832 census records available for the last name Matelski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Matelski census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 150 immigration records available for the last name Matelski. 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 Cards

There are 289 military records available for the last name Matelski. For the veterans among your Matelski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Matelski lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Matelski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Matelski in 1957 was 46, and 73 in 2004.

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