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Matthys Name Meaning

Swiss German: variant of Mathis 1 a cognate of 2 below. Dutch: variant mostly Flemish archaic or Americanized of Matthijs from a variant of the personal name Matthias (see Matthew ). The surname of Flemish origin is also found in the Walloon part of Belgium and in France (mainly Nord). English: variant of Mathis This form of the name is rare in Britain and Ireland.

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


Similar surnames: Matthis, Mathys, Matthes, Matters, Mattis, Mathis, Matthias, Matthew

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You can see how Matthys families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Matthys family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Matthys families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 12 Matthys families living in West Virginia. This was about 52% of all the recorded Matthys's in USA. West Virginia had the highest population of Matthys families in 1880.
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What did your Matthys ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cuthratens was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Matthys. 100% of Matthys men worked as a Cuthratens. .

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Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Cuthratens
    100%
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Passenger Lists

There are 781 immigration records available for the last name Matthys. 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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There are 318 military records available for the last name Matthys. For the veterans among your Matthys ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Matthys lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Matthys life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Matthys in 1956 was 47, and 62 in 2004.

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