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Mattie Name Meaning

Scottish: from a pet form of the personal name Matthew.

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


Similar surnames: Mathie, Matti, Mattis, Martie, Pattie, Mattke, Mattia, Mathis, Matta

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Where is the Mattie family from?

You can see how Mattie families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mattie family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mattie families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Mattie family living in Maryland. This was about 50% of all the recorded Mattie's in USA. Maryland and 1 other state had the highest population of Mattie families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mattie surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mattie ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mattie. 25% of Mattie men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Mattie women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mattie were Salesman and Waitress. .

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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
    25%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Miner
    9%
  • Salesman
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    9%
  • Maid
    7%
  • Laborer
    7%
  • Waitress
    6%
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What Mattie family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Mattie. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mattie 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 974 immigration records available for the last name Mattie. 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 Mattie. For the veterans among your Mattie ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mattie lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Mattie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Mattie in 1953 was 58, and 79 in 2004.

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