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Matczak Family History

Matczak Name Meaning

Polish: patronymic from a pet form of the personal name Maciej (see Matthew).

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


Similar surnames: Marczak, Macak, Janczak, Antczak, Barczak, Bartczak, Matuszak, Machak

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Where is the Matczak family from?

You can see how Matczak families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Matczak family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 7 Matczak families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 25% of all the recorded Matczak's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Matczak families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Matczak surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Matczak ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Matczak. 64% of Matczak men worked as a Laborer.

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    64%
  • Receiver
    19%
  • Salesman
    19%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    100%
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What Matczak family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 571 census records available for the last name Matczak. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Matczak census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 285 immigration records available for the last name Matczak. 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 Cards

There are 317 military records available for the last name Matczak. For the veterans among your Matczak ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Matczak lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Matczak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Matczak in 1953 was 40, and 79 in 2004.

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