Matthys Family History

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Matthys Name Meaning

Dutch, French, and English: variant of Mathis.

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


Similar surnames: Matthis, Mathys, Matthes, Matters, Mattis, Mathis, Matthias, Matthew

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Matthys Family Origin

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Matthys Family Occupations

What did your Matthys ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Matthys family was Sailmaker. The most common Matthys occupation in the USA was Carriage Trimmer. 25% of Matthys's were Carriage Trimmers. Carriage Trimmer, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Matthys.

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  • Carriage Trimmer

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Sailmaker

    25%

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

Matthys Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Matthys Life Expectancy

What is the average Matthys lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Matthys life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Matthys in 1956 was 47, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Matthys

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Matthys 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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