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Where is the Matera family from?
You can see how Matera families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Matera family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Matera families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 35 Matera families living in New York. This was about 29% of all the recorded Matera's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Matera families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Matera surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Matera. 32% of Matera men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Matera women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Matera were Salesman and Packer.