Mathis Family History

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Mathis Name Meaning

Dutch and French: from a variant of the personal name Mathias (see Matthew). English: patronymic from a pet form of Matthew.

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

Similar surnames: Mattis, Mathies, Matis, Mathes, Mathia, Mathias, Mathie, Mathus

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Mathis Family Origin

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Mathis Family Occupations

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In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mathis. 23% of Mathis men worked as a Farmer and 7% of Mathis women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mathis were Farming and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Farming

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
  • Cook
  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife

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

Mathis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 126,000 census records available for the last name Mathis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mathis 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Mathis. 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 32,000 military records available for the last name Mathis. For the veterans among your Mathis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mathis Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Mathis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Mathis in 1940 was 32, and 72 in 2004.

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