Matas Name Meaning

Spanish: variant (plural) of Mata 1. Catalan: variant spelling of Mates. Czech (Mat’as), Slovak (Mataš), and Croatian: from the personal name Mathias, Croatian Matija or Matej (see Matthew). Lithuanian: from the personal name Matas, Lithuanian form of Latin Matthaeus (see Matthew).

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


Similar surnames: Matis, Matias, Matus, Mates, Mata, Maras, Matos, Matey, Matyas, Matti

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Matas Family Origin

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Matas Family Occupations

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  • Cutler

    25%
  • Doctor

    25%
  • Labor

    25%
  • Works As Baker

    25%

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In 1880, Cutler, Doctor and Labor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Matas. A less common occupation for the Matas family was Works As Baker. The most common Matas occupation in the USA was Cutler. 25% of Matas's were Cutlers.

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Matas Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Matas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Matas in 1963 was 77, and 84 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Matas

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