Matheus Family History

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Matheus Name Meaning

Dutch: from the personal name Mattheus (see Matthew). Portuguese: variant spelling of Mateus.

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


Similar surnames: Mateus, Mathus, Matheis, Mathias, Mathes, Mathey, Mathis, Mathies

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Matheus Family Origin

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Matheus Family Occupations

What did your Matheus ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Matheus. A less common occupation for the Matheus family was Farming. The most common Matheus occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Matheus's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Farming

    4%

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

Matheus Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Matheus Life Expectancy

What is the average Matheus lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2003, in the United States, Matheus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Matheus in 1967 was 69, and 72 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Matheus

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Matheus 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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