Matus Family History

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Matus Name Meaning

Czech (Moravian) and Slovak (Matúš); Polish; Croatian (Slavonia, Matuš); and Slovenian (eastern Slovenia, Matuš): from Slavic forms of the Latin personal name Matthaeus (see Matthew). Hungarian: from a pet form of Máté, Hungarian form of Matthew. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Mates.

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

Similar surnames: Matis, Matas, Mates, Matous, Mabus, Matias, Mathus, Bartus, Matti

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Matus Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Matus name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Matus. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Native American—North, Central, South


  • Ireland & Scotland


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Matus Family Origin

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Matus Family Occupations

What did your Matus ancestors do for a living?

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

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Matus Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Matus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Matus 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Matus. 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 Matus. For the veterans among your Matus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Matus Life Expectancy

What is the average Matus lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Matus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Matus in 1952 was 35, and 70 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Matus 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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