Mate Name Meaning

Hungarian (Máté): from the ecclesiastical personal name Máté, Hungarian form of Matthew. Slovenian: from a pet form of the personal name Matevž, Latin Matthaeus (see Matthew). Spanish (Maté): variant of Mateo. Greek: see Mates. French (Maté): from a pet form of the personal name Mathieu, French form of Matthew.

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


Similar surnames: Mates, Maze, Mace, Mato, Mathe, Mata, Matt, Matey, Pate, Mabe

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Mate Family Origin

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Mate Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    11%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Labourer

    5%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Mate family was Labourer. The most common Mate occupation in the UK was Farmer. 11% of Mate's were Farmers. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mate.

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Mate Historical Records

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Mate Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Mate life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Mate in 1958 was 55, and 90 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mate

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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