Mathre Family History

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Mathre Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from either of two farmsteads in Hordaland named with Matr, originally a fjord name of disputed etymology, possibly related to Old Norse matr ‘food (fish)’ or to an unidentified word meaning ‘wet place’.

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

Similar surnames: Matre, Mathie, Matte, Mare, Mathai, Mathe, Rathe, Maire, Methe, Kahre

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Mathre Family Origin

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Mathre Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Mathre occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 100% of Mathre's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House


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Mathre Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 949 census records available for the last name Mathre. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mathre 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 63 immigration records available for the last name Mathre. 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 152 military records available for the last name Mathre. For the veterans among your Mathre ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mathre Life Expectancy

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Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Mathre life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Mathre in 1964 was 76, and 86 in 2004.

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