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Mattheis Name Meaning

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

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

Similar surnames: Matthes, Matheis, Matthai, Matthias, Mattis, Mathis, Matheus, Mattke

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Where is the Mattheis family from?

You can see how Mattheis families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mattheis family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mattheis families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Mattheis family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Mattheis's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Mattheis families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mattheis surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mattheis ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mattheis. 50% of Mattheis men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Mattheis women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mattheis were Salesman and Seamstress.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Painter
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Waitress
  • Housework
  • Seamstress
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Mattheis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mattheis census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 676 immigration records available for the last name Mattheis. 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 Cards

There are 423 military records available for the last name Mattheis. For the veterans among your Mattheis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mattheis lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Mattheis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Mattheis in 1965 was 67, and 80 in 2004.

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