Matheis Family History

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Matheis Name Meaning

German: from a variant of the personal name Matthäus or Mathias (see Matthew).

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

Similar surnames: Mattheis, Mathis, Mathes, Matheus, Mathia, Mathwig, Matthes, Mathews

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Matheis Family Origin

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Matheis Family Occupations

What did your Matheis ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Clerk In Store, Keeps House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Matheis. A less common occupation for the Matheis family was Cigar Maker. The most common Matheis occupation in the USA was Clerk In Store. 10% of Matheis's were Clerk In Stores.

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  • Clerk In Store

  • Keeps House

  • Carpenter

  • Cigar Maker


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

Matheis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Matheis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Matheis 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Matheis. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Matheis. For the veterans among your Matheis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Matheis Life Expectancy

What is the average Matheis lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Matheis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Matheis in 1957 was 52, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Matheis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Matheis 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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