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Matous Family History

Matous Name Meaning

Czech (Matouš): from the personal name Matouš from Matej, Czech form of Latin Matthaeus or Mathias (see Matthew).

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


Similar surnames: Matus, Matas, Matias, Mateus, Mathus, Mattis, Mathis, Mato, Mathes

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Where is the Matous family from?

You can see how Matous families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Matous family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Matous families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 13 Matous families living in Kansas. This was about 76% of all the recorded Matous's in USA. Kansas had the highest population of Matous families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Matous surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Matous ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Matous. 42% of Matous men worked as a Farmer. .

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*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

  • Farmer
    42%
  • Laborer
    25%
  • Clerk
    17%
  • Manager
    17%
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What Matous family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 844 census records available for the last name Matous. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Matous 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 218 immigration records available for the last name Matous. 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 240 military records available for the last name Matous. For the veterans among your Matous ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Matous lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Matous life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Matous in 1964 was 64, and 84 in 2004.

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