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Mattia Name Meaning

Southern Italian: from the personal name Mattia, a variant of Matteo, Italian equivalent of Matthew.

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


Similar surnames: Matta, Mathia, Mattis, Mantia, Attia, Matti, Mattie, Mattila

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Where is the Mattia family from?

You can see how Mattia families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mattia family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Mattia families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 5 Mattia families living in Nevada. This was about 63% of all the recorded Mattia's in the USA. Nevada had the highest population of Mattia families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mattia surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mattia ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mattia. 18% of Mattia men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Mattia women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mattia were Farmer and Housewife.

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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

  • Laborer
    18%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • New Worker
    8%
  • Farmer
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    14%
  • Machine Operator
    10%
  • Stenographer
    10%
  • Housewife
    8%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mattia. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mattia 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Mattia. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Mattia. For the veterans among your Mattia ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mattia lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Mattia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Mattia in 1950 was 46, and 70 in 2004.

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