Matias Family History

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Matias Name Meaning

Spanish (Matías), Portuguese, and Dutch: from the personal name (see Matthew). Americanized form of Czech Mat’áš (from Czech Matej), or of some other Slavic form of the personal name Mathias (see Matthew).

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

Similar surnames: Matas, Matis, Mathias, Macias, Matyas, Matus, Manis, Maras, Matta

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Matias Family Origin

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Matias Family Occupations

What did your Matias ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Sirvienta were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Matias. 50% of Matias men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Matias women worked as a Sirvienta. Some less common occupations for Americans named Matias were Jornalero and Clerical

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Labrador
  • Labrador
  • Jornalero

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Sirvienta
  • Housekeeper
  • Laundress
  • Clerical

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

Matias Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Matias. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Matias 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Matias. 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 992 military records available for the last name Matias. For the veterans among your Matias ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Matias Life Expectancy

What is the average Matias lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Matias life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Matias in 1962 was 54, and 65 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Matias 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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