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Mathies Name Meaning

English: patronymic from a pet form of Matthew. Dutch: from a variant of the personal name Mathias (see Matthew).

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


Similar surnames: Mathis, Mathes, Mathias, Mathie, Mattis, Matis, Mathieu, Matthias

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Where is the Mathies family from?

You can see how Mathies families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mathies family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mathies families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Mathies families living in Kentucky. This was about 29% of all the recorded Mathies's in the USA. Kentucky had the highest population of Mathies families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mathies surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mathies ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mathies. 28% of Mathies men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Mathies women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mathies were Salesman and Housework.

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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

  • Laborer
    28%
  • Farmer
    25%
  • Farm Laborer
    6%
  • Salesman
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    10%
  • Cook
    8%
  • Waitress
    8%
  • Housework
    8%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Mathies. 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 Cards

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

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What is the average Mathies lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Mathies life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Mathies in 1946 was 35, and 78 in 2004.

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