Matz Name Meaning

South German: from a pet form of the personal names Mattheus or Matthias (see Matthew).

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

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Matz Family Origin

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Matz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farming

    6%

In 1880, the most common Matz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Matz's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Matz. A less common occupation for the Matz family was Farming.

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Matz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Matz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Matz in 1950 was 45, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Matz

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