Matera Family History

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Matera Name Meaning

Italian: habitational name from Matera in Basilicata region.

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


Similar surnames: Macera, Madera, Mater, Manera, Matura, Butera, Sutera, Malter

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Matera Family Origin

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Matera Family Occupations

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Matera Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Matera Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Matera life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Matera in 1956 was 63, and 80 in 2004.

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