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Mathai Name Meaning

Indian (Kerala): derivative of Greek Matthaios or its Hebrew original form, variant of Matthew, used as a given name among Christians in Kerala (southern India). In the U.S. it has come to be used as a surname among families from Kerala. Hungarian (Máthay): archaic spelling variant of Mátai, a habitational name for someone from a place called Máta in Szabolcs county.

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

Similar surnames: Mathew, Matthai, Macha, Nathan, Matas, Mathie, Mata, Mathe, Mathias

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Mathai Family Origin

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Mathai Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Mathai occupation in the USA was Housekeeping. 100% of Mathai's were Housekeepings.

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  • Housekeeping


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Mathai Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 353 census records available for the last name Mathai. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mathai 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 227 immigration records available for the last name Mathai. 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 68 military records available for the last name Mathai. For the veterans among your Mathai ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mathai Life Expectancy

What is the average Mathai lifespan?

Between 1973 and 2004, in the United States, Mathai life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Mathai in 1973 was 73, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mathai 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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