Matz Family History

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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


Similar surnames: Metz, Matt, Martz, Mato, Ratz, Mate, Datz, Mata, Patz, Gatz

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Matz Family Origin

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Matz Family Occupations

What did your Matz ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farming

    6%

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

Matz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Matz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Matz census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Matz

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Matz. 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 Matz. For the veterans among your Matz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Matz Life Expectancy

What is the average Matz lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Matz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Matz 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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