Matas Family History

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Matas Name Meaning

Spanish: variant (plural) of Mata 1. Catalan: variant spelling of Mates. Czech (Mat’as), Slovak (Mataš), and Croatian: from the personal name Mathias, Croatian Matija or Matej (see Matthew). Lithuanian: from the personal name Matas, Lithuanian form of Latin Matthaeus (see Matthew).

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

Similar surnames: Matis, Matias, Matus, Mates, Mata, Maras, Matos, Matey, Matyas, Matti

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Matas Family Origin

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Matas Family Occupations

What did your Matas ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Plumber and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Matas. 50% of Matas women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Plumber

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Head Cashier Booker
  • Ring Spinner

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Matas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Matas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Matas 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Matas. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 454 military records available for the last name Matas. For the veterans among your Matas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Matas Life Expectancy

What is the average Matas lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Matas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Matas in 1963 was 77, and 84 in 2004.

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