Matzek Family History

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Matzek Name Meaning

German (of Slavic origin): Germanized spelling of Czech and Slovak Macek. See also Matz.

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


Similar surnames: Katzer, Matzke, Matey, Marek, Matzen, Mallek, Metzel, Macek, Masek

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Matzek Family Origin

Where is the Matzek family from?

Matzek Family Occupations

What did your Matzek ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Matzek occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 17% of Matzek's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Coat Maker and Engineer In Elevator were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Matzek. A less common occupation for the Matzek family was Iron Moulder.

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  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Coat Maker

    17%
  • Engineer In Elevator

    17%
  • Iron Moulder

    17%

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

Matzek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Matzek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Matzek 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 Matzek

Passenger List

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

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Matzek Life Expectancy

What is the average Matzek lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2003, in the United States, Matzek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Matzek in 1946 was 49, and 84 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Matzek

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Matzek 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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