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Matona Family History

Matona Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Katona, Manton, Malon, Mato, Marton, Manna, Maron, Caton, Macon

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Where is the Matona family from?

You can see how Matona families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Matona family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Matona family living in Illinois. This was about 25% of all the recorded Matona's in the USA. Illinois and 3 other states had the highest population of Matona families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Matona surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Matona ancestors do for a living?

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


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Census Records

There are 91 census records available for the last name Matona. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Matona census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 23 immigration records available for the last name Matona. 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 Cards

There are 2 military records available for the last name Matona. For the veterans among your Matona ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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