Matta Family History

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Matta Name Meaning

Southern Italian: from a feminine form of Matto. Slovak: from the personal name Matúš, Slovak form of Matthew. Hindu and Sikh name of unknown meaning, found among people from Sind, Pakistan.

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


Similar surnames: Matto, Matt, Batta, Matti, Mata, Mattia, Fatta, Datta, Maita, Malta

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Matta Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Matta name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Matta. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    17%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    15%

  • Middle East

    10%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    10%

  • Native American—North, Central, South

    8%

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Matta Family Origin

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Matta Family Occupations

What did your Matta ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Matta family was Book Keeper. The most common Matta occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Matta's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Boatman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Matta.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Boatman

    7%
  • Book Keeper

    7%

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

Matta Historical Records

What Matta family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Matta. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Matta 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Matta. 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 Matta. For the veterans among your Matta ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Matta Life Expectancy

What is the average Matta lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Matta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Matta in 1944 was 25, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Matta

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Matta 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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