Mato Family History

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Mato Name Meaning

Galician and Portuguese: widespread habitational name from any of numerous places in Galicia and Portugal named Mato, from mata ‘brushwood’, ‘scrub’, ‘thicket’. Spanish: topographic name from mato ‘scrub’. Catalan (Mató): metonymic occupational name for a dairyman, from a word meaning ‘cream’; ‘curds’, ‘curd cheese’. Hungarian (Mató): from a pet form of the personal name Maté, Hungarian form of Matthew.

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

Similar surnames: Mata, Matos, Mate, Matto, Mazo, Mako, Maro, Matt, Baro, Malo

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Mato Family Origin

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Mato Family Occupations

What did your Mato ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Cashier, Clerk and F Servante were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mato. A less common occupation for the Mato family was School. The most common Mato occupation in Canada was Cashier. 25% of Mato's were Cashiers.

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  • Cashier

  • Clerk

  • F Servante

  • School


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Mato ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Mato Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Mato. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mato 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Mato. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Mato. For the veterans among your Mato ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mato Life Expectancy

What is the average Mato lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2003, in the United States, Mato life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Mato in 1945 was 39, and 72 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mato

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mato 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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