Materna Family History

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Materna Name Meaning

Polish and Czech: nickname from Latin materna, feminine form of the adjective maternus ‘maternal’. It may also be from a this word as a personal name (see Mattern).

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

Similar surnames: Mateja, Mattern, Patera, Matejka, Matura, Malena, Madera, Taverna

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Materna Family Origin

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Materna Family Occupations

What did your Materna ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farm Hand and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Materna. 22% of Materna men worked as a Farm Hand and 25% of Materna women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Materna were Miner and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farm Hand
  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Miner

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
  • Office Clerk
  • Spinner
  • Clerk

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

Materna Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 946 census records available for the last name Materna. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Materna 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 470 immigration records available for the last name Materna. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 931 military records available for the last name Materna. For the veterans among your Materna ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Materna Life Expectancy

What is the average Materna lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Materna life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Materna in 1950 was 39, and 75 in 2004.

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