Mathus Family History

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Mathus Name Meaning

Dutch: from a variant of the personal name Matheus (see Matthew).

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

Similar surnames: Matheus, Mathis, Matus, Mateus, Matous, Mathias, Mattis, Mathia

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Mathus Family Origin

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Mathus Family Occupations

What did your Mathus ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mathus occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Mathus's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mathus. A less common occupation for the Mathus family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House


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Mathus Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Mathus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mathus 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 310 immigration records available for the last name Mathus. 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 502 military records available for the last name Mathus. For the veterans among your Mathus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mathus Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Mathus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Mathus in 1952 was 41, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mathus 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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