Matthis Family History

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Matthis Name Meaning

Dutch, French, and English: variant of Mathis.

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


Similar surnames: Matthys, Mathis, Mattis, Matthias, Matthes, Matters, Mathias, Mathies

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Matthis Family Origin

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Matthis Family Occupations

What did your Matthis ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Matthis family was Laborer. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Matthis. The most common Matthis occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Matthis's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

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

Matthis Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Matthis Life Expectancy

What is the average Matthis lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Matthis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Matthis in 1948 was 28, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Matthis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Matthis 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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