Matras Family History

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Matras Name Meaning

Polish: from the vocabulary word matras (derived from Italian materazzo), either a nickname or an occupational name for a maker of mattresses. Compare Italian Matarazzo.

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


Similar surnames: Maras, Maran, Matera, Matyas, Patras, Arras, Matias, Maura, Matas

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Matras Family Origin

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Matras Family Occupations

What did your Matras ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Matras family was Son. Farmer and Farmer Son were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Matras. The most common Matras occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Matras's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Farmer Son

    33%
  • Son

    33%

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

Matras Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Matras. 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 Card

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

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Matras Life Expectancy

What is the average Matras lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Matras life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Matras in 1964 was 82, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Matras

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Matras 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.

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