Matney Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Matney Name Meaning

American variant of English Mattingly.

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


Similar surnames: Matley, Mattey, Mathey, Manney, Marney, Mayner, Kanney, Mattes, Mayne

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Matney Family Origin

Where is the Matney family from?

Matney Family Occupations

What did your Matney ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Matney. A less common occupation for the Matney family was Carpenter. The most common Matney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Matney's were Farmers.

View Census data for Matney | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    67%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Carpenter

    2%

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

Matney Historical Records

What Matney family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Matney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Matney census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Matney

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Matney. 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 Matney immigration records

Draft Card

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

View all Matney military records

You've only scratched the surface of Matney family history.

Matney Life Expectancy

What is the average Matney lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Matney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Matney in 1954 was 49, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Matney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Matney 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.

Famous Matney Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Look up another name