Matey Name Meaning

Ukrainian: from the personal name Matey (see Matthew). Americanized spelling of Czech Matej or Slovak Matej. French (eastern): from a regional variant of the personal name Mathieu. Possibly also Galician: a habitational name from Matey, a minor place in Lugo province, Galicia.

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


Similar surnames: Mathey, Mate, Maxey, Mates, Macey, Mantey, Mabey, Mathy, Mazey

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Matey Family Origin

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Matey Family Occupations

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  • Keeping House

    50%
  • Musician

    50%

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In 1880, Keeping House and Musician were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Matey. The most common Matey occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 50% of Matey's were Keeping Houses.

Source: Census data for Matey | Data not to scale

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Matey Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1947 and 2004, Matey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Matey in 1947 was 33, and 56 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Matey

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