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Mattfeld Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Mad(t)feld, habitational name from Madfeld in Westphalia or Madtfeld in the Ruhr.

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


Similar surnames: Mansfield, Hartfield, Saalfeld, Matte, Merfeld, Hausfeld, Mattke

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Mattfeld Family Origin

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Mattfeld Family Occupations

What did your Mattfeld ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mattfeld occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Mattfeld's were Farmers. Farmer, Artificial Stone Work and Basket Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mattfeld. A less common occupation for the Mattfeld family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Artificial Stone Work

    8%
  • Basket Maker

    8%
  • Carpenter

    8%

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

Mattfeld Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mattfeld Life Expectancy

What is the average Mattfeld lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Mattfeld life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Mattfeld in 1962 was 72, and 70 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mattfeld

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mattfeld 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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