Matre Family History

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Matre Name Meaning

Possibly a French habitational name from a place in Seine Maritime called Le Matré.

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

Similar surnames: Mathre, Mare, Matte, Barre, Maire, Mathe, Caire, Mate, Maren, Mars

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Matre Family Origin

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Matre Family Occupations

What did your Matre ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Matre. 21% of Matre men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Matre women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Matre were Mechanic and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Mechanic

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
  • Housewife
  • Stenographer
  • Teacher

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

Matre Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Matre. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Matre 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 594 immigration records available for the last name Matre. 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 799 military records available for the last name Matre. For the veterans among your Matre ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Matre Life Expectancy

What is the average Matre lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Matre life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Matre in 1960 was 49, and 46 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Matre 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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