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Mathias Name Meaning

French, Dutch: from the personal name Mathias (see Matthew). Spanish and Portuguese: variant spelling of Matias. Welsh: a late surname formation from the Biblical personal name Mathias (see Matthew).

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


Similar surnames: Matias, Mathia, Mathis, Matthias, Mathies, Matas, Matis, Mattis

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Mathias Family Origin

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Mathias Family Occupations

What did your Mathias ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Mathias. 3% of Mathias men worked as a General Labourer and 52% of Mathias women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mathias were Bank Clerk and Household Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    3%
  • Dairy Farmer
    2%
  • Farmer
    1%
  • Bank Clerk
    1%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    52%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%
  • Domestic Duties
    2%
  • Household Duties
    2%

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

Mathias Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 67,000 census records available for the last name Mathias. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mathias 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 55,000 immigration records available for the last name Mathias. 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 25,000 military records available for the last name Mathias. For the veterans among your Mathias ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mathias Life Expectancy

What is the average Mathias lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Mathias life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Mathias in 1941 was 67, and 80 in 2004.

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