History of your Surname
Get access to Matkovich family records.Start a free trial

Matkovich Family History

Matkovich Name Meaning

Americanized form of Croatian and Serbian Matković Slovenian and Slovak Matkovič (see Matkovic ).

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


Similar surnames: Matovich, Ratkovich, Markovich, Mitrovich, Petkovich, Milkovich

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Matkovich family from?

You can see how Matkovich families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Matkovich family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 17 Matkovich families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 23% of all the recorded Matkovich's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Matkovich families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Matkovich surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Matkovich ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Matkovich. 45% of Matkovich men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Matkovich women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Matkovich were Fisherman and Seamstress. .

View Census Data for Matkovich | Data not to scale

*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
    45%
  • Bartender
    10%
  • Truck Driver
    5%
  • Fisherman
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    50%
  • Seamstress
    50%
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Matkovich family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Matkovich. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Matkovich census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search US census records for Matkovich

Passenger Lists

There are 387 immigration records available for the last name Matkovich. 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.

View all Matkovich immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 568 military records available for the last name Matkovich. For the veterans among your Matkovich ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Matkovich military records

You've only scratched the surface of Matkovich family history

Discover More

What is the average Matkovich lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Matkovich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Matkovich in 1953 was 32, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Matkovich

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Matkovich family tree

Explore Your Tree
Search for another surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial