Matthai Family History

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Matthai Name Meaning

German: from a variant of the personal name Matthäus (see Matthew). Indian: variant spelling of Mathai.

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


Similar surnames: Mathai, Matthes, Matthias, Mattheis, Matthew, Mathew, Matti, Mattia

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Matthai Family Origin

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Matthai Family Occupations

What did your Matthai ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Matthai occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Matthai's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Matthai family was Cooper. Farmer, Agent and Black Smith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Matthai.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Agent

    13%
  • Black Smith

    13%
  • Cooper

    13%

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

Matthai Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Matthai Life Expectancy

What is the average Matthai lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Matthai life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Matthai in 1942 was 45, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Matthai

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Matthai 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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