Matthias Family History

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Matthias Name Meaning

German and Dutch: from the personal name Matthias (see Matthew). English (chiefly Wales): learned variant of Matthew. Greek: variant of Mathias.

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


Similar surnames: Mathias, Matthies, Mathis, Mathies, Mattis, Matthes, Mathia, Matthis

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Matthias Family Origin

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Matthias Family Occupations

What did your Matthias ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Matthias family was Farm Laborer. The most common Matthias occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Matthias's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Matthias.

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Farm Laborer

    2%

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

Matthias Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Matthias Life Expectancy

What is the average Matthias lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Matthias life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Matthias in 1953 was 59, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Matthias

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Matthias 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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