Mattis Family History

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Mattis 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: Mathis, Matis, Matti, Mattes, Mathies, Matts, Mattie, Mathes, Matt

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Mattis Family Origin

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Mattis Family Occupations

What did your Mattis ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Mattis occupation in Canada was Car Repairer. 11% of Mattis's were Car Repairers. Car Repairer, Dressmaker and Farm Lab were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mattis. A less common occupation for the Mattis family was Farme Labour.

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  • Car Repairer

  • Dressmaker

  • Farm Lab

  • Farme Labour


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Mattis ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Mattis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Mattis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mattis 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Mattis. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Mattis. For the veterans among your Mattis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mattis Life Expectancy

What is the average Mattis lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Mattis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Mattis in 1944 was 23, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mattis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mattis 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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