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Mathie Name Meaning

French: from a variant of the personal name Mathieu . Scottish: habitational name from the former parish of Meathie now in Inverarity and Methy (Angus). English and Scottish: from the Middle English and Older Scots personal name Mathie a pet form of the personal name Matthew or Mathias . Compare Mattey and Mathieson .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Mathe, Mathis, Mathies, Mattie, Mathia, Mathieu, Mate, Mathre, Duthie

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Where is the Mathie family from?

You can see how Mathie families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mathie family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mathie families were found in and Scotland in 1841. In 1840 there was 1 Mathie family living in Illinois. This was 100% of all the recorded Mathie's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Mathie families in 1840.
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What did your Mathie ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mathie. 25% of Mathie men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Mathie women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mathie were Carpenter and Clerk. .

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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

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Maid
  • Teacher
  • Clerk
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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Mathie. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Mathie. For the veterans among your Mathie ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mathie lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Mathie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Mathie in 1957 was 59, and 76 in 2004.

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