Matias Family History

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Matias Name Meaning

Spanish (Matías), Portuguese, and Dutch: from the personal name (see Matthew). Americanized form of Czech Mat’áš (from Czech Matej), or of some other Slavic form of the personal name Mathias (see Matthew).

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

Similar surnames: Matas, Matis, Mathias, Macias, Matyas, Matus, Manis, Maras, Matta

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Matias Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Matias name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Matias. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Portugal


  • England & Wales


  • Spain


  • Philippines


  • Ireland & Scotland


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Matias Family Origin

Where is the Matias family from?

Matias Family Occupations

What did your Matias ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Barber and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Matias. The most common Matias occupation in the USA was Laborer. 40% of Matias's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Matias family was Farmer.

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  • Laborer

  • Barber

  • Carpenter

  • Farmer


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

Matias Historical Records

What Matias family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Matias. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Matias 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Matias. 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 992 military records available for the last name Matias. For the veterans among your Matias ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Matias Life Expectancy

What is the average Matias lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Matias life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Matias in 1962 was 54, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Matias

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Matias 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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