Mattes Family History

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Mattes Name Meaning

English: patronymic from a pet form of Matthew. Hungarian and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Mates.

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


Similar surnames: Mattis, Mates, Mathes, Matts, Matthes, Matters, Mattei, Cates

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Mattes Family Origin

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Mattes Family Occupations

What did your Mattes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mattes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Mattes's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mattes. A less common occupation for the Mattes family was Baker.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Tailor

    5%
  • Baker

    3%

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

Mattes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mattes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mattes 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 Mattes. 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 Mattes. For the veterans among your Mattes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mattes Life Expectancy

What is the average Mattes lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Mattes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Mattes in 1944 was 42, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mattes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mattes 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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