Mato Name Meaning

Galician and Portuguese: widespread habitational name from any of numerous places in Galicia and Portugal named Mato, from mata ‘brushwood’, ‘scrub’, ‘thicket’. Spanish: topographic name from mato ‘scrub’. Catalan (Mató): metonymic occupational name for a dairyman, from a word meaning ‘cream’; ‘curds’, ‘curd cheese’. Hungarian (Mató): from a pet form of the personal name Maté, Hungarian form of Matthew.

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


Similar surnames: Mata, Matos, Mate, Matto, Mazo, Mako, Maro, Matt, Baro, Malo

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Mato Family Origin

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Mato Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Cigar Maker

    33%

In 1880, the most common Mato occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Mato's were Farmers. Farmer and Cigar Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Mato.

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Mato Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2003, Mato life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Mato in 1945 was 39, and 72 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mato

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